2017 University of Bern, Department of Business Administration, Habilitation (venia docendi)
Thesis: “Opening the Blackbox: Information Processing in Human Decision Making”

2005 University of Bern, Center for Higher Education, Certified teacher of higher education
Thesis: “Using a Virtual Learning Environment in Practical Training”

2005 University of Fribourg, Department of Psychology, Ph.D. in Psychology
Empirical Thesis: “Tracing the Decision Maker

1998 University of Salzburg, Department of Psychology, Master in Psychology
Empirical Thesis: “Framing in Real versus Hypothetical Decision Situations”

Professional Experience

2015-date Lecturer, Consumer Behavior, University of Bern, Switzerland
2015-date Researcher (adjunct), Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany
2012-2015 Post-doctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany
2010-2015 Visiting Research Scientist, ETH Zürich
2009-2011 Research Scientist, Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland
2006-2009 Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Bergen, Norway
2005-2006 Post-doctoral Fellow, Columbia Business School, USA
2000-2005 Pre-doctoral Fellow, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
1998-2000 Lecturer in Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
1996-2000 Technical Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
1995-1996 Network Manager, Central Computer Services, University of Salzburg, Austria

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