1993-1999 – education in Deaf Pedagogics and Early Pedagogics at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Heidelberg
1999-2002 – assistant for research and science; teacher at the Warmia-Mazury University in Olzstyn (Poland)
2003 – work in science and research at WMU within the DAAD academic exchange program and as award winner of the Foundation of the Federal Land of Baden-Wuertemberg
2005 – attained the degree of Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (cum laude, awarded by Prof. Dr. Horsch/Prof. Dr. Laszig).
Active in the international inter-disciplinary research project ‘Early dialogs with newborns’ (Prof. Horsch); central directions of the research are pedagogical audiology and new education models for hearing-impaired children.
2006 onwards – Head of the Department for Pedagogical Audiology, 2008 onwards – Director of the Hegau-Bodensee Consulting Center for Hearing-Impaired Children and Teenagers. Until 2008 – teacher and class supervisor of an integrative class at the Stegen Educational Center for the Hearing-Impaired.
2002 onwards – lecturer at the Heidelberg Institute for Pedagogics. Main lecturing profile: special early upbringing pedagogics, conversation skills, mastering language and speech, education patterns for the hearing-impaired.
2008 onwards – lecturer of the state seminar for didactics and teachers’ education in Freiburg specializing in deaf education; numerous speeches and publications in national and international conferences and congresses.
April 2010 onwards – Deputy Director of the Stegen Educational Center for the Hearing-Impaired, Associate Professor in Surdopedagogics in the Freiburg speech education school. Additionally, editing of the ‘Surdopedagogics’ journal (Publisher: median, Heidelberg)
2012 onwards – member of the Board of Directors of the Ernst Lehnhardt Foundation
From October 2011 – father of baby Jonathan; from 2013 – of baby Sophie!