Vita

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since 02/2012 Vice-Chair, since 02/2014 Chair of the section “Communication and Politics” of the German Communication Association (DGPuK)

Professional appointments:

since 08/2016: Professor of Communication Science, Digital Communication and Sustainability at the University of Hamburg

02/2015-07/2016: Assistant Professor for Political Communication with Tenure Track at the IPMZ (Institut of Mass Communication and Media Research), University of Zurich

09/2010-01/2015: Assistant Professor at the Department of Communications, University of Vienna

09/2003-08/2010: Research Associate in the project B3 “The Transnationalization of Public Spheres in Europe ” at the Collaborative Research Centre 597 “Transformations of the State”, University of Bremen/Jacobs University Bremen (project heads: Bernhard Peters, Hartmut Wessler, Andreas Hepp)

04/2002-08/2003: Junior Research at Carat Expert (research department of the media agency Carat Munich)

Formal education:

12/2008: PhD with special distinction at Jacobs University Bremen
Dissertation: Die Arenen-Integration nationaler Öffentlichkeiten. Das Beispiel der deutschen Öffentlichkeit. (Committee: Hartmut Wessler, Margrit Schreier, Barbara Pfetsch)

02/2002: Magister Artium in communication science, sociology and American cultural history at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität Munich
Magisterarbeit: Eskalierende und deeskalierende Effekte in der Berichterstattung zu Ausländern, Fremdenfeindlichkeit und Rechtsextremismus (Committee: Hans-Bernd Brosius, Romy Fröhlich)

10/1998: Diplome de l’Institut francais de Presse, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris
Diplomarbeit: L’internationalisation du magazine Géo (Committee: Tristan Mattelart)