While in ESPS
Part-time Programme Secretary, administrator for the ESPS Year Abroad. Monika simultaneously completed a PhD in the history of archaeological thought in the UCL Institute of Archaeology.
Academic and professional information
Educated in Belgium, the UK, France and the United States, Monika speaks English, German, French and basic Dutch. She holds a BA from the University of York and an MSc from the London School of Economics. She gained her PhD from the UCL Institute of Archaeology in early 2009. Her doctoral research focuses on the impact of National Socialist politics and ideology on the theory and practice of German archaeological research.
As a teaching assistant, she has tutored undergraduate students at the Institute of Archaeology. In addition, she has extensive experience in academic publishing, having written a book on the work and structures of the European Commission and having supported the editing of a major academic work on evolutionary archaeology. She has previously been active in the cultural sector by working in museums, archives and on archaeological excavations.