cv & AWARDS

education and positions

 

April 2019-        Assistant Professor of Political Psychology (tenure track), 

                          U of Koblenz-Landau (at Landau), Germany.  

 

2015-2019         Senior Researcher, Department of Communication, U of Vienna,

                          Austria (April 2015-March 2019)

 

2017-2018         Visiting professor of media psychology, Department of Psychology, Communication and Media Psychology Institute, University of Koblenz-Landau (Landau), Germany
(April 2017-September 2018)

 

2014                   PhD in Media & Mass Communication, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany (summa cum laude)

 

2013                   Visiting Researcher, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), PRC

 

2012                   Visiting Researcher, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (Steinhardt), New York University (NYU), USA

 

2007-2014         Researcher and lecturer, Institute of Communication and Media Research, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

 

2002-2007          MA (Diploma) in Sport Science (Major: Media & Communication), German Sport University Cologne, Germany

 


Awards and acknowledgements

  

2019                      Gene Burd TOP FACULTY PAPER AWARD, Communication Technology division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) for the paper "Social bots as a threat for digital democracy? How news coverage can empower media users", Toronto, Canada, August 2019.

2019                      TOP FACULTY PAPER AWARD, Journalism Studies division, International Communication Association (ICA) for the paper "Do journalists differentiate between Muslims and Islamist terrorists?", Washington D.C., May 2019

2018                     TOP ARTICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018 for the best paper published in 2017 in the academic journal Mass Communication and Society

2018                     Competitive teaching award, Department of Psychology, U of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

2018                     Editorial board member Communication Methods and Measures

2014                        Editorial board member International Journal of Communication and Health and Journal of Media Psychology

2014                    Travel grant (DAAD), International Communication Association (ICA) conference

2013                     Visiting researcher and Invited guest lecture at the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC

2012                     Best paper award of the German Communication Association (DGPuK, Visual Studies) for the paper “Effects of Visual News Frames in Scandal News Coverage“

2012                     Visiting researcher at New York University (NYU), Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (Steinhardt)

2012                     Competitive research grant, Heinrich Hertz-Foundation. Ministry for Innovation, Science and Research, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

2012                    International Communication Association Top Paper Award (“News Framing Effects”), Journalism Studies Division, Phoenix, AZ, May 2012

2012                     Competitive Top Teaching Award, German Sport University Cologne, Germany

2011                     Competitive Top Mhplus-Teaching Award, German Sport University Cologne, Germany