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Roland Toth M. A.

Roland Toth
Image Credit: Daniela Stelzmann

Division Media Use Research

Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Research Assistant

Research and Teaching

Garystr. 55
Room 168
14195 Berlin
+49 30 838 4 64926

Office hours

Consultation hours during winter term 2022/ 23 via telephone:

upon request via e-mail

 10/2015 – 03/2018

Degree Master of Arts in Communication Science and Media Research at the University of Hohenheim

Title of Master Thesis: “Bittersweet Symphony – Nostalgia and Melancholy in Music Reception”

01/2017 – 05/2017

Term abroad at the University of Connecticut, USA (PROMOS scholarship of the DAAD)

Activity as an academic specialist within the scope of the lecture GERM-1171: The German Film

08/2016 – 12/2016 and 07/2017 – 03/2018

Student research assistant at the University of Hohenheim, Dept. of Media Psychology

04/2016 – 03/2018

Student assistant, University of Hohenheim, International Office

Co-administration of the database “Mobility Online”

03/2015 – 09/2015

Internship at CROSSMEDIA GmbH, Hamburg

Media Consulting

10/2011 – 02/2015

Degree Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Business Administration, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Topic of Bachelor Thesis: “Der Versuch einer Systematisierung von Humor und Anwendung auf Peter Weir’s “The Truman Show””

(The Attempt to Systematize Humor and Application to Peter Weir’s “The Truman Show”)

03/2013 – 09/2013

Internship at Daimler AG, Stuttgart

Assistant to the Head of Engine Production


  • Stelzmann, D., Toth, R., & Schieferdecker, D. (2022). 360°-(3D-)Videos in forschungsorientierten Lehrprojekten - Ein medienpsychologisches Fallbeispiel. In J. Windscheid & B. Gold (Eds.), 360°-Videos in der empirischen Sozialforschung: Ein interdisziplinärer Überblick zum Einsatz von 360°-Videos in Forschung und Lehre (pp. 193–211). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-34364-4_8
  • Toth, R., & Trifonova, T. (2021). Somebody's Watching Me: Smartphone Use Tracking and Reactivity. Computers in Human Behavior Reports4, 100142. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100142
  • Gagrčin, E., Schaetz, N., Rakowski, N., Toth, R., Renz, A., Vladova, G., & Emmer, M. (2021). We and AI. Living in a Datafied World: Experiences & Attitudes of Young Europeans. Social Science Open Access Repository. https://doi.org/10.34669/wi/1
  • Stelzmann, D., Toth, R., & Schieferdecker, D. (2021). Can Intergroup Contact in Virtual Reality (VR) Reduce Stigmatization Against People with Schizophrenia? Journal of Clinical Medicine10(13). http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm10132961
  • Toth, R. & Dienlin, T. (2020, March 3). Bittersweet Symphony: Nostalgia and Melancholia in Music Reception. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/dt7v8


  • Toth, R., & Dienlin, T. (2021, September 12 - 15). Measuring Melancholia and Distinguishing it from Nostalgia in the Context of Music. [Konferenzbeitrag]. 8th World Congress for Hallyu, Oxford, UK. https://www.kellogg.ox.ac.uk/news/kellogg-to-host-8th-world-congress-for-hallyu/
  • Toth, R., & Trifonova, T. (2020, July 19). Somebody’s Watching Me: Smartphone Use Tracking and Reactivity. [Konferenzbeitrag]. 6th International Conference on Computational Social Science IC2S2, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • Toth, R., Dienlin, T. (2019, September 4 - 6). Bittersweet Symphony. Nostalgia and Melancholia in Music Reception. Paper presented at the 11ᵗʰ Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society (DGP) in Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Stelzmann, D., Toth, R. & Schieferdecker, D. (2019, September 4 - 6). Encounters with Schizophrenics in Virtual Reality. Paper presented at the 11ᵗʰ Conference of the Media Psychology Division of the German Psychological Society (DGP) in Chemnitz, Germany.