Studies in the history of art, ancient history, comparative history of religions, 1991 doctoral theses: Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn; since 1994 university teaching positions, fellow CASVA; independant scholar, research focus on 19th and 20th century art, architecture and industrial culture, intercultural and interdisciplinary aspects, cooperation with artists, architects, restorers, designers, specialized among other subjects on Art Nouveau / Jugendstil, German Expressionism and the presentation of works of art, european cultural history and its communication; work cycles: see "projects" on this website; founding of the cultural net work "regiofactum" in the context of the European Capital of Culture 2007. Since 2013 chercheur associé, Laboratoire d'histoire d'architecture contemporaine, École Nationale Supérieure d'architecture Nancy.