2016  Ph.D., American Studies (Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg)
Dissertation project: “John Foxe in America: Discourses of Martyrdom in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century United States,” summa cum laude
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jan Stievermann

2012  M.A., English and American Studies (University of Kassel), summa cum laude
Thesis: “The Midwest as Imaginary Space: Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon Stories,” summa cum laude

2010  B.A., English and American Studies, Business Administration, and Economics (University of Kassel), magna cum laude
Thesis: “Marketing Protestantism: Transformations of the Reformation in John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments,” summa cum laude

2008-2009  Exchange student (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), 4.0 GPA