Office Hours

By appointment

Areas of Research

  • Material Religion 
  • Religion and Popular Culture 
  • Religion and Media 
  • New Religous Movements and Social Change 
  • American Religion (Evangelicalism; especially Cowboy Christianity) 
  • Religion and Modernity 


  • Fall Term 2021/22

Understanding New Religious Movements

  • Summer Term 2021

From Jedi Knights, Monster Hunting Cowgirls and a Teenage Witch – Religion and Popular Culture 

  • Fall Term 2020/21

"Yee-haw" not " Amen" – When Cowboy Culture Meets Christianity

  • Fall Term 2019/20 

Teaching Assisatant "Introduction to Religious Studies"

  • Spring Term 2020

Teaching Assistant "Introduction to Religious Studies"

Teaching Assistant "Between the flood of images and iconoclasm: On the role of images in religion and society"




November 2019: "Riding, Roping, Resurrected – When Christianity meets Horsemanship". Symposium at the Folkwang University of the Arts as part of the inter-university series "Ethnology in the Ruhr Area.

January 2019 – June 2019: Study and research stay at the University of Kansas, KS, US. Field research on the subject of "Cowboy Churches."

Research Associate of CERES

PhD Student of CERES Young Researchers and Graduate School RePliV

Associate Lecturer of CERES Teaching