studied Sociology, Economics and Computer Science at the University of Basel (Switzerland), specialising in Science Studies and the work of Robert K. Merton. From 2004 to 2010 he did his doctorate in the context of a research project about peer review procedures in science at the Science Studies Program in Basel. From 2010 he was a lecturer at the Universities Basel, Lucerne, and ETH Zürich and from 2011 post-doc in the research project "Reproducibility and Innovation – Boundary Work in Science" at the Collegium Helveticum (ETH Zürich). Since september 2012 he is assistant professor at the Humboldt-University and the iFQ.
Science Studies / Sociology of Science, Peer Review, Sociology of Valuation, Sociology of Organisations.