Academic Work Experience and Education

08/2019 - today        Tenure-track professor for Finance (W1), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

08/2014 - 07/2019    Assistant professor, Finance Department, Goethe University Frankfurt
                                    Member of the Asset Pricing research group under the supervision of Christian Schlag

01/2018 - 04/2018   Visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia at Vancouver

09/2015 - 12/2015   Visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
                                    Funded by research grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

07/2014                      Ph.D., Finance Center, University of Münster (Dr. rer. pol.)
                                    Thesis: Asset Pricing under Ambiguity
                                    Supervisor: Nicole Branger

10/2010 - 07/2014    Ph.D. student and research assistant, Finance Center, University of Münster

09/2010                      Diploma in Mathematics (MSc equivalent), University of Münster
                                     Thesis: Dedekind zeta functions and toric geometry
                                     Supervisor: Christopher Deninger

10/2007 - 09/2010    Teaching assistant, Mathematical Institute, University of Münster


Research Interests


Asset Pricing, Decision Making under Uncertainty, Financial Economics


Presentations at Conferences and Seminars

2019   Paris December Finance Meeting (scheduled)
            26th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Essen (scheduled)
            Aarhus University (scheduled)
            European Finance Association, Carcavelos
            22nd Conference of the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, Zurich
            University of Wisconsin at Madison
            Midwest Finance Association Meeting, Chicago
            University of Geneva (presentation by coauthor)

2018   Leibniz University Hannover
            25th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Trier
            European Finance Association, Warsaw
            UZH Zurich
            Western Finance Association Meeting, Coronado (discussion)
           
Goethe University Frankfurt
            Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    
        SFS Cavalcade, Yale (presentation by coauthor)
            Midwest Macroeconomics Meetings, Madison
            35th Annual Conference of the French Finance Association, Paris (presentation by coauthor)
            Conference on Frontiers of Factor Investing, Lancaster (
presentation by coauthor)
            
21st Conference of the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, Zurich (presentations by coauthors)
            UNC at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)
            Midwest Finance Association Meeting, San Antonio
            UBC at Vancouver (Sauder)
            American Economic Association Meeting, Philadelphia, poster session

2017   Wharton (presentation by coauthor)
            Deutsche Bundesbank (presentation by coauthor)
            24th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Ulm (presentation by coauthor)
            44th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, Mannheim
            32nd European Economic Association Meeting, Lisbon
            34th Annual Conference of the French Finance Association, Valence (presentation by coauthor)
            16th Colloquium on Financial Markets, Cologne
            20th Conference of the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, Zurich
            Goethe University Frankfurt (presentation by coauthor)

2016   Goethe University Frankfurt
            23rd Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Bonn
            48th Money, Macro and Finance Research Group Annual Conference, Bath (presentation by coauthor)
            43rd Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association, Oslo
            31st European Economic Association Meeting, Geneva
            Workshop on Empirical Asset Pricing, Kiel
            WHU Vallendar (presentation by coauthor)
            Humboldt University Berlin (presentation by coauthor)

2015   Duke (Fuqua)
            UNC at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)
            UZH Zurich (presentation by coauthor)
            NCSU at Raleigh (Poole)
            22nd Meeting of the German Finance Association, Leipzig (presentation by coauthor)
            14th Colloquium on Financial Markets, Cologne
            18th Conference of the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, Zurich

2014    Arne Ryde Workshop in Financial Economics, Lund
             Goethe University Frankfurt
             WWU Münster

2013    20th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Wuppertal
             12th Colloquium on Financial Markets, Cologne
             Arne Ryde Workshop on Financial Economics, Lund (presentation by coauthor)
             16th Conference of the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, Zurich
             3rd Humboldt–Copenhagen Conference on Financial Econometrics, Berlin
             Risk Preferences and Decisions under Uncertainty Workshop, Berlin
             Campus for Finance Research Conference, Vallendar
             WWU Münster

2012    AFFI/Eurofidai Finance Meeting, Paris
            
19th Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association, Hannover
             11th Colloquium on Financial Markets, Cologne


Other activities
  • Referee for Econometrica, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,  Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Journal of Finance, International Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Managerial Science, International Review of Financial Analysis
  • Referee for the SAFE Asset Pricing Workshop, the Annual Meetings of the Midwest Finance Association and the Swiss Society of Financial Market Research, and the CFR Colloquium on Financial Markets
  • Organizer of the Finance Brown Bag Seminar at Goethe University