Studied History at the University of Vienna and University College Dublin. Doctorate at the European University Institute (Florence) with a thesis on school entrepreneurs and education policy in the Habsburg Empire from 1774 onwards. Researcher at the Department of History, University of Vienna, from April 2018 to January 2020 with a project on women entrepreneurs in Vienna around 1800 (funded by the Jubilee Fund of the Österreichische Nationalbank). Research on the gendered history of the Vienna court around 1800 at the Institute of Habsburg and Balkan Studies since February 2020.
Period: the 18th and 19th centuries
Area: the Habsburg Empire with a focus on Vienna in European comparison
Topics: women’s history and gender studies, individual agency, biography, history of education, dynamics of social inequality, history of the Viennese court around 1800