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Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer

Martin Emmer 2019
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Division Media Use Research

Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Professor

Address
Garystr. 55
Room 169
14195 Berlin
Office
Debora Kuczera
Fax
+49 30 838-4 57528

Office hours

If you intend to visit one of the consultation hours, please send your inquiries to Ms. Kuczera debora.kuczera@fu-berlin.de and state the reasons for your visit.

Please note that, due to the coronavirus, the consultation hours will take place via WebEx Meeting, until further notice. As a precaution for problems that may arise, you could also send us your telephone number and/ or Skype account name. Appointments need to be made via the office via e-mail. Thank you very much in advance!

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Consultation hours during the digital summer term 2020 (upon request via e-mail):

Tuesdays, 02:00 - 04:00 p. m.

Consultation hours during the semester break of summer term 2020 (upon request via e-mail).

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020, 12:00 noon - 02:00 p. m.
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 12:00 noon - 02:00 p. m.
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 12:00 noon - 02:00 p. m.
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 01:00 - 03:00 p. m

Academic Stages

Since 10/2011

Professor of Journalism and Communication Studies with a Focus on Media Use at the Institute for Media and Communication Studies at Freie Universität Berlin

10/2010 - 02/2011

Visiting Professor "Communication and Media Studies III", Institute of Social Sciences, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

10/2009 - 09/2010

Visiting Professor "Research Methods / Applied Communication Research", Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

04/2010

Guest Lecturer at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, master's program "Communication and Journalism

Since 11/2008

Speaker of the DGPuK group „Computervermittelte Kommunikation“ (re-election 11/2010)

12/2004 - 09/2011

Research Assistant in the Department "Empirical Media Research / Political Communication", Ilmenau University of Technology, Institute for Media and Communication Studies, occupied since 07/2006 with Prof. Dr. Jens Wolling

07/2005

Dissertation Award of the Commerzbank Foundation

09/2004

Promotion at the Ilmenau University of Technology about "Politische Mobilisierung durch das Internet?" marked summa cum laude. Reviewers: Prof. Gerhard Vowe, Prof. Winfried Schulz, Prof. Nicola Döring

10/1997 - 11/2004

Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Vowe, Division "Political Science / Media", Institute for Media and Communication Studies (IfMK), Ilmenau University of Technology

Academic Studies

07/1997

Graduation (MA) with master's thesis on "Die Konstruktion krimineller Realität in der Tagespresse" supervised by Prof. Hans-Jürgen Weiß and Dr. Armin Scholl

10/1993 - 07/1997

Studies in Journalism (majoring in "Empirical Communication Research" and "Communication Policy and Media Law"), Political Science and Psychology at Freie Universität Berlin

10/1991 - 09/1993

Studies in Communication Science, Political Science and Psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Professional Experience

Memberships

Amongst others member of the German Society for Journalism and Communication Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, DGPuK), the International Communication Association (ICA) and the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)

Lectures

Numerous lectures, panel lines, co-lectures in German and English at meetings and conferences; see Lecture List

 

Member of the advisory board and reviewer in „Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“, reviewer for "New Media & Society" as well as for meetings of the DGPuK, ICA, and other organizers

Academic Self-government

Member of several appeals commissions

Organization of conferences and lectures at the TU Ilmenau (DGPuK group meetings in 1998, 2008, 2009, series "Media Event" in 1999, 2004, 2008)

Elected representative of the scientific staff on various committees of the TU Ilmenau (2006 - 2008)

Member of working groups on reform of the degree program (Diplomstudiengang) for AMW and conception of the bachelor and master degree programs

Coordinator for the alumni activities of the program at the Technical University Ilmenau, AMW (2006 - 2009)

Term Position Teaching load Study Program/ Module

winter term 2020/ 21

    C 28645(a) Bachelor-Colloquium Mediennutzung + Medienanalyse/ Forschungmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students, in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)
V 28530 Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (lecture for bachelor students)
S 28625 Digitalisierung und gesellschaftliche Partizipation (seminar for bachelor students)
C 28895 Master-Colloquium Mediennutzung (colloquium for master students)
V 28710 Mediennutzung und Medienwirkung (lecture for master students)
C 28901 Doktorand*innen-Colloquium (research colloquium for Ph.D. candidates)

summer term 2020

Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin  

S 28562 Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung (seminar for bachelor students) (see information on Blackboard)

S 28624 Partizipation im Ausnahmezustand – Potentiale digitaler Tools während der Corona-Krise (see information on Blackboard)

C 28642 BA-Colloquium Mediennutzung + Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students, in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe) (see information on Blackboard)

C 28892(a) MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (colloquium for master students) (see information on Blackboard)

Please follow the advice given on the containment of the coronavirus and note that the begin of courses has been postponed.

winter term 2019/ 20

Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin 9,5 hours per week

V 28530 Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (lecture for bachelor students)

C 28641 Bachelorcolloquium Mediennutzung + Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students, in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

C 28891(a) MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (colloquium for master students)

28700 Projektorientierte Vermittlung wissenschaftlicher Problemanalyse MA PuK/ MA MPK (project module in the master programs Media and Communication Studies and Media and Political Communication)

V 28710 Mediennutzung und Medienwirkung (lecture for students in the master programs Media and Communication Studies and Digital Media and Technology)

HS 28711 Nutzer, Algorithmen, Influencer - Wem gehört das Social Web? (seminar for students in the master program Media and Communication Studies)

summer term 2019

Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin research sabbatical

no courses offered

winter term 2018/ 19 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin 4,5 hours per week

S 28629 Digitalisierung und gesellschaftliche Partizipation (in cooperation with Roland Toth)

C 28642 BA-Colloquium Mediennutzung + Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students)

Projektmodul 28700 Projektorientierte Vermittlung wissenschaftlicher Problemanalyse MA PuK/ MA MPK (project module in the master programs Media and Communication Studies and Media and Political Communication)

V 28710 Mediennutzung und Medienwirkung (lecture for students in the master program Media and Communication Studies)

C 28873 MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (colloquium for master students)

summer term 2018 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

S 28626 Hate-Speech in sozialen Medien I (combined with 28627) (seminar for bachelor students)

S 28627 Hate-Speech in sozialen Medien II (combined with 28626) (seminar for bachelor students)

C 28643 BA-Colloquium AS Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden + Mediennutzung (zusammen mit Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe) (colloquium for bachelor students in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

C 28874 MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (research colloquium for master students)

winter term 2017/ 18 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

V 28530 Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (lecture for bachelor students)

V 28560 Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung (lecture for bachelor students)

C 28642 BA-Colloquium Mediennutzung und Medienanalyse (colloquium for bachelor students in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

V 28650 Mediennutzung und Medienwirkung (lecture for students in the master program Media and Communication Studies)

Students, who intend to write their master thesis at the Division Media Use Research during winter term 2017/ 18, are requested to send an e-mail to Prof. Dr. Emmer and Prof. Dr. Trebbe beforehand and subsequently register in CMS for Prof. Dr. Trebbe's research colloquium for master students C 28873 (Media Analysis/ Research Methods and Media Use Research).

summer term 2017 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin five hours per week

S 28751(a) Digital Media in Civic and Political Participation

C 28641 Bachelor-Colloquium Mediennutzung und Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

C 28871 Master-Colloquium Mediennutzung (research colloquium for master students)

winter term 2016/ 17 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

V 28530 Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (lecture for bachelor students)

C 28641 BA-Colloquium Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden und Mediennutzung (colloquium for bachelor students in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

V 28710 Lecture: Introduction to Communication Studies and Research Methods

C 28872 MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (research colloquium for master students)

summer term 2016 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

S 28563 Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung (introduction to empirical communication research)

S 28632 Bachelor-Colloquium Mediennutzung und Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden (colloquium for bachelor students in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe)

S 28751(a) Political Participation Online in Western and Developing Countries (MA GCIJ + Media and Political Communication)

C 28873 MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung (research colloquium for master students)

winter term 2015/ 16 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin nine hours per week

28530 V Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung

28623 S Digital Citizens - politische Teilhabe im Netz I (gekoppelt mit 28624)

28642 C BA-Colloquium Medienanalyse/ Forschungsmethoden + Mediennutzung (in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Trebbe)

28710 V Lecture: Introduction to Communication Studies and Research (master program "Global Communication and International Journalism")

28873 C MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung

summer term 2015 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin two hours per week/ research sabbatical C 28875 MA-Colloquium
winter term 2014/ 15 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin 11 hours per week

28530 V Methoden I: Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen u. Datenerhebung (BA)

28600 S Konvergenz von Fernsehen und Internet I (in co-operation with S 28601) (BA)

28630 C BA-Colloquium (in co-operation with Dr. Annie Waldherr)

28817 Ü Citizen Activism in Europe (in co-operation with HS 28812) (MA)

28830 V Methoden der politischen Kommunikationsforschung I: Datenerhebung (MA)

28871 C MA-Colloquium

summer term 2014 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

28564 S Medienpolitik für die digitale Welt (BA

28631 C BA-Colloquium (in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Trebbe)

28841 HS Strukturwandel der polit. Kommunikation: Bürger, Parteien, NGOs in der digitalen Welt (MA)

28872 C MA-Colloquium Mediennutzung

winter term 2013/ 14 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin 11 hours per week

28530 V Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (BA)

28863 HS Politikverdrossenheit und Medien (MA)

28831 Ü Digitale Medien in der politischen Kommunikation (MA)

28600 S Potenziale der Online-Partizipation für NGOs I (BA)

28631 C Bachelorcolloquium (in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Trebbe)

28872 C Mastercolloquium

summer term 2013 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin seven hours per week

28530 V Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung (BA)

28550 V Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung (BA)

28631 C BA-Colloquium (in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Trebbe)

28872 C MA-Colloquium

winter term 2012/ 13 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin 10 hours per week

28860 V Theorien und Befunde der pol. Kommunikationsforschung (MA)

28863 HS Cynicism, Trust, Efficacy - Der Einfluss von Medien auf polit. Einstellungen (MA)

28631 C BA-Colloquium

28872 C Master-/Magistercolloquium

28833 Ü Social Media in der Politischen Kommunikation (MA)

summer term 2012 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin eight hours per week

28510 V Wissenschaftstheoretische Grundlagen und Datenerhebung

28518 T Statistik für Kommunikationswissenschaftler

28553 PS Empirische Kommunikationsforschung - Mediennutzung, A

28721 C Magister-/Mastercolloquium Mediennutzung

winter term 2011/12 Full Professor at Freie Universität Berlin eight hours per week

28712 C Colloquium: Bachelor/Master

28834 Ü Methoden der politischen Kommunikationsforschung, C

28836 PS/Ü Einführung in die Datenanalyse mit SPSS

28858 HS Strategische Politische Kommunikation

summer term 2010 Guest Lecturer at the Lomonosov Moscow State University four hours per week Module "Empirical Communication Research" Master's degree in "Communication and Journalism"
winter term 2010/ 11 representation professorships in Berlin and Düsseldorf nine hours per week each  
summer term 2010
winter term 2008/ 09
winter term 2008/09 Teaching Assignment at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA), Bucharest    
since 2002 extensive auditing experience and assessment  of about 90 theses  verbally and in writing
since winter term 1997/ 98 Seminars and Lectures per Semester in the Media Courses at the Technical University of Ilmenau approximately four to five hours per week

 

regular courses held in English language in the "International Program" of the bachelor program in "Applied Media Studies" as well as in the bilingual master program "Media and Communication Research" at the Technical University of Ilmenau

Research Projects

since 09/2017

Founding Director of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society as well as Principal Investigator of the Project "Digital Citizenship" (Research Group 13)

10/ 2017 - 09/2020

Project "NOHATE - Overcoming Crises in Public Communication about Refugees, Migration, Foreigners"

04 - 12/2016

Project "Flight 2.0: Digital Media Usage by Refugees" (funded by the Federal Foreign Office), in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Carola Richter, Freie Universität Berlin

10/2015 - 03/2016

Interdisciplinary Project "Automated Measurement of Individual Use of Digital Media", in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Lutz Prechelt, Freie Universität Berlin

01/2015 - 12/2017

Project "The Convergence of Television and Internet in Production and Usage" (funded by DFG), in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe, Freie Universität Berlin

10/2012 - 09/2013

Sub-project "Web Debates on the Dangerousness of Salafists" (BaSiD Module on Media Monitoring of Security)

06/2009 - 06/2010

Project „Strategisches Framing“ (funded by DFG) in co-operation with Prof. Dr. Jens Wolling

06/2006 - 06/2009

Participation in conception, application and execution of a project about „Entwicklung der individuellen politischen Online-Kommunikation in Deutschland“ (funded by DFG) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Jens Wolling and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Vowe (Düsseldorf)

01 - 03/2007

Implementing the project „Sponsoring-Evaluation Berlinale 2006“ for Volkswagen AG

07 - 09/2004

Implementing a project for the Thuringia State Media Authority (TLM) „Offene Kanäle in Thüringen“

2002 - 2004 and 2004 - 2006

Participation in conception, application and implementation of two follow-up projects on „Politische Online- und Offline-Kommunikation in Deutschland“ under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gerhard Vowe

12/2000

Construction of a telephone survey laboratory for social science research at the Ilmenau University of Technology

06/2000 - 05/2001

Participation in conception, application and execution of the project „Politische Online-Kommunikation“ (funded by DFG) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gerhard Vowe (Vo 877/1-1)

Seit 10/1997

Numerous educational research projects with students of Media Studies (survey and content analysis studies) in the context of research and practice seminars as well as media projects

Publications in the Field of Online Communication and Media Innovations, Reception Research, Political Communication;

See Publication List

Recent Publications:

  • Paasch-Colberg, Sünje/ Strippel, Christian/ Emmer, Martin/ Trebbe, Joachim (2021, accepted): From Insult to Hate Speech: Mapping Offensive Language in German User Comments on Immigration. Media & Communication, 9(1).
  • Porten-Cheé, Pablo/ Kunst, Marlene/ Emmer, Martin (2020): Online Civic Intervention: A New Form of Political Participation Under Conditions of a Disruptive Online Discourse. International Journal of Communication, 14, 514 - 534. Retrieved from https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/download/10639/2934
  • Emmer, Martin/ Kunst, Marlene/ Richter, Carola (2020): Information seeking and communication during forced migration: An empirical analysis of refugees’ digital media use and its effects on their perceptions of Germany as their target country. Global Media and Communication, Online First. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742766520921905
  • Paasch-Colberg, Sünje/ Strippel, Christian/ Laugwitz, Laura/ Emmer, Martin/ Trebbe, Joachim (2020). Moderationsfaktoren: Ein Ansatz zur Analyse von Selektionsentscheidungen im Community Management. In V. Gehrau, A. Waldherr & A. Scholl (Eds.), Integration durch Kommunikation: Jahrbuch der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft 2019 (pp. 109 - 119). Münster: DGPuK e.V. https://doi.org/10.21241/ssoar.67858 [An Approach to the Analysis of Selection Decisions in Community Management]
  • Schaetz, Nadja/ Leißner, Laura/ Porten-Cheé, Pablo/ Emmer, Martin/ Strippel, Christian (2020). Politische Partizipation in Deutschland 2019. Weizenbaum Report #1. Berlin: Weizenbaum Institute. https://doi.org/10.34669/wi.wr/1 [Political Participation in Germany in 2019]

Speeches in 2019/ 2020:

  • Emmer, Martin (2020): Befunde der Jugendbefragungen des Dritten Engagementberichts. Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband, Arbeitsgruppe Engagement-Charta (online). September 30, 2020. [Results of the Surveys amongst Adolescents within the Scope of the Third Commitment Report of the German Federal Government]
  • Emmer, Martin (2020): Citizenship Norms and Participation in the Digital Age. Annual Conference of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (online). June 25, 2020.
  • Emmer, Martin (2019): Hass im Netz: Wahrnehmung, Verbreitung und Zivilisierung von Hatespeech. Konrad Adenauer Foundation/ European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder. December 2, 2019. [Hate on the Internet: Perception, Diffusion and Civilization of Hate Speech]
  • Emmer, Martin (2019): Data Collection for the Analysis of Public Communication. Social Media Symposium, United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya. September 12, 2019.
  • Emmer, Martin (2019): Keynote Address: Understanding the “Digital Citizen”: Citizenship Norms and Political Participation. Social Media Symposium, United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya. September 11, 2019.


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