Graduate Student

University of Vienna School of Veterinary Medicine and Georgia State University

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests: social cognition, economic games, comparative cognition, cooperation, decision-making

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I am a PhD student at the University of Veterinary Medicine (Vienna), although I am working with both Dr. Friederike Range (University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna) and Dr. Sarah Brosnan (Georgia State University, Atlanta).

I am interested in how far dogs´ decisions are based on an understanding of the partner´s role in cooperative economic games.

During my MSc, I studied child development and game theory. Furthermore, I worked as a research assistant at the Inkawu Vervet Project in South Africa, which focused on social learning of vervet monkeys.