I am a political scientists specializing in legislative politics and political networks. I got my PhD from the University of Bern and I'm currently working as a senior scientists at the Chair of Systems Design at ETH Zürich.



  • 2019PhD in Political Science

    University of Bern Supervisors: Prof. Philip Leifeld and Prof. Karin Ingold Summa Cum Laude
  • 2015CSSS15 - Complex Systems Summer School

    Santa Fe Institute, US
  • 2014MA in Sociology

    University of Bern summa cum laude
  • 2013BA in Sociology

    University of Bern


2022 -

Senior Assistant Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zürich

2018 - 2022

PostDoc Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zürich

2014 - 2018

PhD student Eawag, ETH Zürich

2014 - 2018

PhD student Eawag, ETH Zürich

2014 - 2018

PhD student Eawag, ETH Zürich


Visiting scholar Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Konstanz

2011 - 2014

Student research assistant Institute of Sociology, Prof. Dr. Ben Jann, University of Bern
  • ETH Board, Swiss Data Science Center; Research Project EvolvingDemocraSci. Co-Principal Investigator. CHF263,110.
  • Travel Grant to attend the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology (Polmeth Conference), Houston TX, July/August 2016, $1,567.
  • Grant to attend the Complex Systems Summer School at the Santa Fe Institute, Berne University Research Foundation (IMG), grant #4/15, $4,400.
  • pdf2data – A software-package for the extraction of data form PDF documents. Under development in collaboration with the Swiss Data Science Center.
  • rem – R-package for the estimation of Relational Event Models. R package version 1.3.1. Latest Version on CRAN; Github repository.
  • ghypernet – R-package for the estimation of multi-edge network regressions. R package version 1.1.0.

CV & Publication