Curriculum Vita

2019: Professor of "Development Economics and Policy", Universität der Bundeswehr München
2010-1919: Professor for "Economic and Social Policy of Agriculture", Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)
2014-2017: Professor of "Agricultural and Food Economics", Deputy Chair, Technical University of Munich (TUM).
2013: Professor of "International Political Economy", University of Central Europe, Skalica, Slovakia
2010-2012: Professor of "Politics and Development outside the OECD World", Deputy Professorship, Universität der Bundeswehr München
2006-2010: Director and Head of Department, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Department "External Environment for Agriculture and Policy Analysis"
2006-2009: Professor for "Policy and Institutions of the Agricultural Sector", Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)
2002-2005: University lecturer for "Development and Agricultural Policy", University of Hohenheim
2002: Habilitation and appointment as "Privatdozent" (Associate Professor) in "Development and Agricultural Policy", University of Hohenheim
2000-2009: Repeated stays in the framework of the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center (CRC 564) "Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountainous Regions of Southeast Asia" (University of Hohenheim) in Vietnam and Thailand, Hanoi Agricultural University, Hanoi, Vietnam & Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2000: Visiting Scientist at Tufts University, School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Boston, USA
1996: Science Award of the Father and Son Eiselen Foundation
1994-1995: HSP-II Fellowship, funding for female scientists, worthy of habilitation
1994: Doctorate in agriculture (SUMMA CUM LAUDE), University of Hohenheim
1990-1996: Research assistant in the Chair of "Development Theory and Policy", University of Hohenheim
1990-2000: Repeated stays as visiting scientist, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, D.C., USA
1989-1990: Research stay in Shaba, Republic of Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
1988: Internship at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
1987-1989: Master of Science (degree recognized in Germany as Diplom-Ökonomin), The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
1987: Fulbright Scholarship for two academic years, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
1984-1987: Studies in General Agricultural Sciences, major in Economics and Social Sciences, University of Hohenheim
1984: General qualification for university entrance, Wirtschaftsgymnasium in Bad Säckingen
1964: Born in Waldshut-Tiengen