POSITIONS HELD

Academic positions
2016-present Lecturer in Art History and Material Studies, University College London,
Department of History of Art
2013/2015 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting ProfessorCultures of Conservation, Bard Graduate Center:
Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
2009/2013   The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Research Fellow,
University of Amsterdam

Professional positions
2007/2009
  Head of conservation, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany 
2006/2007  Assistant conservator, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany 
2006  Conservator, Conservation Center of the City Düsseldorf  –
Restaurierungszentrum der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, Germany 
2005  Assistant conservator &  freelance conservator, Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany 
2004/2007  Freelance conservator, Museum Ludwig Cologne, Germany
2000-present Collection consultant and conservator in own practice

EDUCATION

2013 Ph.D., Institute of Art History and Cultural Studies, University of Amsterdam
2009/2013
   Doctoral studies at the Institute of Art History and Cultural Studies, University of Amsterdam, and Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis ASCA
1998/2000  Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Conservation, Erasmus exchange student
2000 Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro Rome, exchange student
2000  M.A., Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Faculty of Conservation of Easel Paintings, Sculptures, and Polychrome Objects

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016/2017  The Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, The Getty Conservation Institute Guest Scholar Grant
2016  University College London, Department of History of Art, teaching fellowship
2015 Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, visiting scholarship
2013/2015  Bard Graduate Center Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, New York, Andrew W. Mellon visiting professorship
2009/2013 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research doctoral dissertation grant at the University of Amsterdam (with teaching component)
2000  Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro, Rome, fellowship
1999  German-Polish Association DPG e.V, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, fellowship
1998  Association for the Promotion of Foreign Students in Germany GFPS e.V. Cologne University of Applied Sciences, fellowship

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2014-present  College Art Association, member
2013-present  International Institute for Conservation for Historic and Artistic Works, member
2012-present  International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA), member
2012   American Institute for Conservation (AIC), member
2006/2009   International Council of Museums: Committee for Conservation, member
1998-present Verband Deutscher Restauratoren (VDR, German Conservation Association), member cv