Judith Keemss

Judith Keemss, MSc

Assistentin / Research and Teaching Assistant

Phone: +41 44 635 20 28

Room number: AND 3.57


Judith Keemss is a Research and Teaching Assistant and a doctoral candidate in the “Political Communication” division. She first studied Psychology (Bachelor's degree) at the University of Hamburg and later Psychology with a focus on Political Communication and Media (Master's degree) at the University of Koblenz-Landau. As part of her Master's thesis, she conducted an experiment on the effects of differentiated media coverage of the Middle East conflict on anti-Semitism in Germany. 

Curriculum Vitae 

since 06/2022 Research and Teaching Assistant in the “Political Communication” division (Prof. Dr. Thomas Zerback) at the Department of Communication and Media Research (IKMZ) 
11/2019 – 05/2022 Student Assistant at the Central Institute for Scientific Entrepreneurship & International Transfer (ZIfET) of the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany 
10/2016 – 09/2017 Tutor for Communication Psychology at the University of Hamburg, Germany 
05/2016 – 03/2018

Student Assistant at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany 

2019 – 2022 Master of Science in Psychology with a major in Political Communication and Media at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany 
2020 – 2021  Semester abroad at the University of Haifa, Israel, with a focus on Peace and Conflict Management   
2015 – 2018 Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Hamburg, Germany  

Research Interests

Political disinformation, psychological determinants in the perception of political communication, deepfakes