WORK EXPERIENCE

design strategist & researcher 

DIGITAL EQUITY INITIATIVES WITH MAYA WILEY I THE NEW SCHOOL

jul 2017 - present I new york, ny

lead design researcher - urban design  

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN I SCHOOL OF DESIGN STRATEGIES

oct 2015 - may 2017 I new york, ny

architectural and urban design tour coordinator

A+NYC

jun - oct 2015 I new york, ny

interim head of communications

AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM NEW YORK 

apr - jul 2014 I new york, ny

pr assistant - architecture & design 

ANA BERLIN COMMUNICATIONS

sep 2014 - dec 2014 I vienna, aut

community land access advocacy intern

596 ACRES

mar - may 2015 I new york, ny

teaching assistant

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA I DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

mar 2010 - mar 2011 I vienna, aut

research associate

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA I DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Research Project "DEMO: Challenging Deportation through Mobilization"

apr 2011 - may 2013 I vienna, aut

arts administration intern  

AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM NEW YORK

sep - nov 2013 I new york, ny

arts administration intern 

DEUTSCHES HAUS AT NYC I CULTURAL PROGRAM

jan - mar 2014 I new york, ny

EDUCATION

design and urban ecologies, ms

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN I DESIGN STRATEGIES

sep 2015 - may 2017 I new york, ny

political science, ma

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA I DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

oct 2005 - nov 2011 I vienna, aut

ACHIEVEMENTS

viewpoints: displacement, migration & mobility exhibition - featured

with thesis project "critical cartographies of change"

the new school I social justice hub - summer 2017

prized solutions: reimagining nyc design competition finalist - pract-up!

the new school I social justice hub - summer 2017

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awards of academic excellence

university of vienna - winter 2006, 07, and 09

departmental honors

university of vienna I department of political science - winter 2011

provost's scholarship

parsons school of design - winter 2017

urban SOS: hOUR city competition semi-finalist - ur connect

aecom & van alen institute - fall 2017

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departmental honors

parsons school of design - summer 2017

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SKILLS

design research 

design research, interviewing, user testing, prototyping, spatial analysis, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, research and interview design, participatory action research, ethnographic field work

digital

microsoft office suite, adobe creative suite (illustrator, indesign, and 

photoshop), gis, carto, mapbox, graph commons, maxqda, dreamweaver, typo3, wordpress, mailchimp, basic coding skills (html, css, and sql)

languages

german (native), english (fluent), french (basic)

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