Department of Media and Communication
Phone: +49 89-21809464
Since 2020 spokesman of the Communication and Politics division of the DGPuK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft), the German Communication Association.
Since 2019 leader of the junior research group "Digital Democratic Mobilization in Hybrid Media Systems (DigiDeMo)" funded by bidt (Bayerisches Forschungsinstitut für Digitale Transformation) at the LMU.
Summer 2018 research stay at the University of Valencia.
2017 to 2019 research assistant at the Institute of Journalism at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.
2016 Doctorate with a thesis on "Media climate and political climate. A comparative input-output analysis on the adoption of media logic by politics".
2011 to 2017 reasearch assistant in the subproject "Digital Knowledge Gaps. Political information transfer and knowledge acquisition in the online world" of the DFG research group "Political communication in the online world" under Prof. Dr. Marcus Maurer at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (2011-2014) and at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz (2014-2017).
2011 Master thesis (Magister Artium) on "Deliberation in the weblogs of CDU and SPD? A content analysis based on the 2009 Bundestag election campaign".
2005 to 2010 studies of communication science and political science at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.
My research focuses on political communication, online communication and empirical methods. In particular, I focus on the analysis of direct and media-mediated election campaigning and party communication, the analysis of mediatization processes and media change.