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Julian Unkel

Dr. Julian Unkel

Postdoctoral Researcher


LMU Munich
Department of Media and Communication
Akademiestrasse 7
D-80799 Munich

Room: 603
Phone: +49 89 2180-9432
Fax: +49 89 2180-9429

Website: http://julianunkel.com

Office hours:
Tuesday, 9-10 am (by appointment only)

Further Information


2007 – 2011 B.A. in Communication (Major) & Economics (Minor) at LMU Munich & University of Sydney, 2011 – 2013 M.A. in Communication at LMU Munich. Since October 2013 (post-)doctoral researcher at the Department of Media and Communication, 2016 – 2017 also team member at the Munich Center for Internet Research. 2019 Dr. rer. soc. in Communication at LMU Munich on selective exposure to search engine content.

Research interests

My research focuses on processes of information selection and reception of media users, particularly in the realm of search engines. Other research projects I have worked on dealt with the development of media streaming services, television usage analysis, the entertainment experiences of playing digital games, and quantitative research methodology.

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