Christiane Heimann is a visiting fellow at GMF and a research fellow at the Research Institute for Vocational Education of the Forschungsinstitut Betriebliche Bildung. In 2016–17, she was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work has been published in international academic journals, book series, and for the European Commission, and political foundations. She completed her doctoral studies in 2016 at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, where she was the recipient of a Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation scholarship. In the course of her doctoral studies, she arranged research stays at University College London and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Prior to her graduate studies, Heimann held the position of lecturer at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern and visiting lecturer at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She received a bachelor’s degree in European studies and social sciences at Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg and the Universidad de Salamanca.