Working Group Economic Geography

Qualification, international academic activities & Employment



  • 2019.09: PhD in Economic Geography, Kiel University

  • 2019.01-03: visiting PhD fellow at Eawag Cirus, Dübendorf, Switzerland

  • 2015.09 Master of Human Geography, Zhejiang University, China "Regional Competitiveness based on 'Wheel Hub Model' and Empirical Analysis", supervised by: Prof. Pingbin Jin

  • 2012.09 Bachelor of Resources Environment and Management of Urban and Rural Planning, Quanzhou Normal University, China (with First Class Honor)


International academic activities (excluding conferences)

  • 02/2019: International Workshop: Innovation-Based Regional Restructuring and New Path Development: New Avenues for Research and Policy. University of Vienna, Austria (invited by Michaela Trippl)
  • 07/2018: Summer Institute in Economic Geography. Ghent, Belgium (selected by Jamie Peck, one out of four applicants were selected)

  • 03/2018: EU-SPRI Winter School on Geography of Innovation. Lund, Sweden (selected by Markus Grillitsch)

  • 08/2017: LSE Summer School on Research Methods (Qualitative Methods). London, UK.

  • 05/2016: Jena Lecture Series in Economic Geography 2016. Jena, Germany

  • 09/2015-11/2015: Swedish National PhD Course: Research Frontiers in Contemporary Economic Geography, Gothenburg, Uppsala, Lund, Sweden



  • 2019.09-present: Postdoctoral research fellow, Kiel University (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin mit Zielrichtung Habilitation)
  • 2015.09-2019.09: PhD candidate in Economic Geography, Kiel University


Selected Functions and Awards

  • Kiel University's Faculty Prize 2019, Kiel University
  • RSA PhD Student Award 2019, Regional Studies Association
  • Since 08/2019: Early Career Publications Committee Representative, Regional Studies Association