Postdocs Promoted to Professors

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Prof. Dr. Edda Humprecht
Became Professor of Media Sociology, esp. Digitalization, Information Technologies and Social Change at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2022.

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Prof. Dr. Laia Castro Herrero
Became Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC-Barcelona) in Barcelona in 2022.

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Prof. Dr. Juliane Lischka
Became Professor of Journalism and Communication Studies, particularly Digital Journalism, at the University of Hamburg in 2020.

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Prof. Dr. Senja Post
Became Professor of Life Science Communication at the University of Göttingen in 2018.

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Dr. Colin Porlezza
Became Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the Department of Journalism der City, University of Londonin 2018.

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Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger
Became Professor of Media and Communication Science at the FU Berlinin 2018.

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Prof. Dr. Adrian Rauchfleisch
Became Assistant Professor at the National Taiwan Universityin 2018.

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Prof. Dr. Sven Engesser
Became Professor of Scientific and Technological Communication at the Technical University of Dresden (TUD)’s Institute of Media & Communicationin 2017.

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Prof. Dr. Natascha Just
Became Associate Professor at the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University (MSU) in 2017, since 2019 Professor of Media and Internet Governance at IKMZ.

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Prof. Dr. Julia Metag
Became Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Fribourg, Department of Communication and Media Research (DCM) in 2016.

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Prof. Dr. Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw
Became Professor of Digitalized Communication and Sustainability at the University of Hamburg, Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies in 2016.

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Prof. Dr. Björn von Rimscha
Became Professor of Media Economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz in 2015.

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Prof. Dr. Michael Brüggemann
Became Professor of Communication Studies, particularly climate and scientific communication, at the University of Hamburg’s Institute of Journalism and Communication Studiesin 2015.

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Prof. Dr. Christian Schemer
Became Professor of General Communication Studies at the Department of Communication at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz in 2014.

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Künzler
Became Professor and Head of Research at the Institute for Multimedia Production (IMP) at the Chur University of Applied Sciences (HTW Chur) in 2014.

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Prof. Dr. Rinaldo Kühne
Became Assistant Professor in the “Youth & Media Entertainment” program group at the University of Amsterdam’s “Amsterdam School of Communication Research” in 2013.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas N. Friemel
Became Professor of Media and Communication Studies at the Center for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) at the University of Bremen in 2013, since 2017 Professor of Communication and Media Research with a focus on Media Use and Media Effects at IPMZ, UZH.

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Prof. Dr. Manuel Puppis
Became Professor of Media Structures and Systems at the University of Fribourg’s Department of Media and Communication Studiesin 2013. 

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Matthes
Became Assistant Professor at the IPMZ, NCCR Democracy in 2009, since 2011 Professor of Advertising Research at the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies at the University of Vienna.

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Prof. Dr. Holger Schramm
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2010, since 2010 Professor of Media and Economic Communication at the University of Würzburg.

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Prof. Dr. Josef Trappel
Head of IPMZ Transfer until 2010, since 2010 working as a professor in the subject field of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg.

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Hanitzsch
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2009, since 2010 Professor at the Department of Communication and Media Research at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich.

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Prof. Dr. Edzard Schade
Became professor in the subject field of the Information Sciences at the Chur University of Applied Sciencesin 2009

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Prof. Dr. Alessia C. Neuroni
Assistant at IPMZ until 2007, since 2009 Professor of Business Information Technology at the E-Government Institute at the Bern University of Applied Sciences.

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Prof. Dr. Patrick Donges
Senior Assistant and Assistant Professor at IPMZ until 2009, since 2009 Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Greifswald, since 2016 Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Leipzig.

 

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Prof. Dr. Urs Dahinden
Research Assistant at IPMZ until 2009, since 2009 working as a professor in the subject field of the Information Sciences at the Chur University of Applied Sciences.

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Prof. Dr. Susanne Fengler
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2006, since 2008 working as a professor at the Institute for Journalism at the Technical University of Dortmund and Head of the Erich Brost Institute.

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Prof. Dr. Frank Lobigs
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2007, since 2007 working as a professor at the Institute for Journalism at the Technical University of Dortmund.

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Prof. Dr. Ulrike Röttger
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2003, since 2003 working as a professor at the University of Münster’s Department of Communication Studies.

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Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Wyss
Research Assistant at IPMZ until 2003, since 2003 Professor of Journalism and Media Research at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

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Prof. Dr. Daniel Süss
Senior Assistant at IPMZ until 2001, since 2002 Professor of Communication and Media Psychology at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and, since 2009, Professor ad personam at the IPMZ, UZH.