Born 1959, studied Pre- and Protohistory, Classic Archaeology and History of the Medieval at the University of Innsbruck, 1985 Ph.D.
Freelance employee of the Federal Monument Agency, Region: East and North Tyrol; project scientist of the request for research funds: "Mesolithic Hunting Lodge on Mount Hirschbichl, Parish. St. Jacob in Defereggental" ; permanent employee of the administrative office of the Tyrolean federal state government Dep. IV; archaeologist for Vienna City Council as well as for the research-project "Archaeology, and Construction Ananalys at the Italien, Trient Cathedral"; employed at the Federal Ministry of Science and Research.
Since 1992 University Assistant at the Institut for Classic Archaeology of the Middle Ages and the Modern Period, University of Innsbruck.
2000 Habilitation – Assistant Professor specialising in Classic Archaeology of the Middle Ages and the Modern Period. Habilitation "Investigation of Contemporary Ceramic Production in Pustertal. As shown in the pottery Höfer-Troger-Steger in Abfaltersbach, East Tyrol. Vol. 1 - The Family History, Buildings, and Pottery Technical Inventory. Vol. 2 - The Notebooks 1879-1941."
4. Oktober 2000 nomination to University Associate Professor.
Since 1.10.2010 nomination to University Professor.
Since 2013 director of the Institute of Archeologies.
Pre- and Protohistory of the inneralpine area, Archaeology of the Middle Ages and the Modern Period.
Since 2000 co- and since 2005 sole publisher of the in-house book serials "Nearchos" and "Praearchos".
Vita and Lecturing
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Publication list
5. Guest speakers
6. Congress management
8. a. Mentees
9. Research projects and performances
10. Canada Tour 2009
11. Academic exchange of information (ger.)
12. Expertises (ger.)
13. Statement of field research (ger.)
14. Study trips (ger.)
15. Memberships (ger.)
Thematical focus (ger.)
Burial ground Volders, Early Middle Ages
The healer of Strad-forest, Tarrenz
Archaeology of the Modern Period
Montafon, Alpe Spora
Parish church Volders
School project Volders
Academic Cooperations (international linklist)
Staatssammlung für Anthropologie und Paläoanatomie München (State collection for Anthropology and Palaeo anatomy), Munic, Germany
Institut für Gerichtliche Medizin der Medizinischen Universität Innsbruck (Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University), Austria
Textile- und Leathercrafts
ABT, Institute for Archaeology, Innsbruck, Austria
Research Institute for Textile Chemistry and Textile Physics, Dornbirn, Austria
The Abegg-Foundation, Riggisberg, Switzerland
Gentle craft - shoemuseum, Lausanne, Switzerland
Archaeology of the Middle Ages
Bundesdenkmalamt (Federal Monument Agency), Austria
Castle Lengberg, Austria
Castle Tirol, Italy
Monte Iato, Italy
Stadtarchäologie Hall i. T. (Municipal archaeology Hall in Tyrol), Austria
Medium Aevum Quotidianum, Krems, Austria
Niedertor et servitus, Italiy
Archaeology of the Modern Period
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Kriegsfolgenforschung (Ludwig Boltzmann Research Institute for the follow-ups of wars), Graz, Austria
Österreichisches Schwarzes Kreuz (Austrian Black Cross), Austria
Museumspartner, Innsbruck, Austria
Center for Russia at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
Alexander Solzhenitsyn Centre for the Study of the Russian Diaspora Moscow, Russia
Kuban University Krasnodar, Russia
Public Museum Milwaukee, USA