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Studies in Catholic Theology, History, and German Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, with a scholarship from the Bischöfliche Studienförderung Cusanuswerk

1996 PhD (Dr. theol.), University of Mainz

1997 Awarded the Preis der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität for the doctoral dissertation (Dissertationsschrift): Sklaverei im spätantiken und frühmittelalterlichen Gallien (5.-7. Jh.). Das Zeugnis der christlichen Quellen, University of Mainz

1991 – 2005 Research associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/ Wissenschaftliche Assistentin), Department of Early Church History and Patristics, University of Mainz

2003 University Senate Award for Exceptional Teaching, University of Mainz

2004 – 2005 Lecturer of Historical Theology, University of Siegen

2005 Postdoctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation), University of Mainz

2005 Awarded the Preis der Antonie-Wlosok-Stiftung for the professorial dissertation (Habilitationsschrift): Olympias von Konstantinopel und ihre biographischen Zeugen, University of Mainz

2006 – 2007 Conducting of the research project The Christian burial laws in the Latin West, 2nd to 8th c. (Das christliche Grabrecht im lateinischen Westen2.-8. Jahrhundert) (DFG)

2006 – 2007 Chair (by proxy) for Medieval and Modern Church History, University of Tübingen

2007 – 2010 Chair (first by proxy) for Church History and History of Theology, University of Saarland

2008 – 2010 Director (Geschäftsführerin) of the department

since 2010 University Professor of Early Church History and Patristics, University of Mainz

2011 – 2015 Leader of the research project Theology and slavery from antiquity to Early Modern Age, together with Prof. Dr. Nicole Priesching, University of Paderborn (DFG)

since 2018 Deputy Speaker of the Research Training Group 2304 Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception (DFG)

since 2018 Vice Dean (Prodekanin) of the Faculty of Catholic Theology

 

married, 2 children