Janine studied Philosophy and Computer Science at the Humboldt-University Berlin. She graduated with a thesis on "Aristotle on Time" at the end of 2009. From 2006-2010 she has been working at the Humboldt-University Berlin as a student assistant at the chair of Ancient Philosophy and was a tutor for courses in Theoretical Philosophy and Introduction to Philosophy. In 2010 she became a member of PETAF as a PhD student and holds the position of a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at the University of St Andrews. Her supervisor in St Andrews is Katherine Hawley. The title of her PhD thesis is "Aristotle and the Problem of Mathematical Objects". She will spend her PETAF secondments in Geneva (2011), Barcelona (2012) and Aberdeen (2013).
Her research interests include Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Time and Philosophy of Language. Historically she's interested in Aristotle, Plato, Kant, late Wittgenstein and Frege. In her free time she enjoys all kinds of activities that involve music and art, uses every opportunity to cycle but doesn't play golf.