Studied educational science, political science, ethnology, and gender studies at the University of Zurich (2006–2012); teaching and research assistant at the Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau (ZDA) (2012–2015) and at the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (2012–2013); project team member in SNSF Sinergia funding scheme research project Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion schulischen Wissens [The social construction of school knowledge in Switzerland since 1830]; since 2017: teaching and research assistant at Historical Education Research and Governance of the Education System, Institute of Education, University of Zurich; since September 2017: visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA).

Research focus:
Language policy and nationalism, curriculum research, governance of the education system and federalism