Dr. phil., University of Hamburg, Dissertation: Dissensual Operations: Bruce Andrews and the Problem of Political Subjectivity in Avant-Garde Poetry and Aesthetics, Adivsor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Rodenberg, May 2010–Apr. 2012 (summa cum laude)

Magister Artium in American Studies and Musicology, University of Hamburg, Apr. 2003 – Dec. 2007 (magna cum laude)

Preliminary diploma, Informatics in the Natural Sciences, Bielefeld University, Oct. 1999 – Mar. 2003