About

Philipp is an assistant professor for persuasive communication in the Department of Communication Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He previously worked as a research associate at the Department of Communication of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany) and the Department of Media Psychology at the University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart, Germany). He also was visiting scholar at the Department of Communication at the Cornell University (Ithaca, USA) from 2018 to 2019. He has studied communication science, economic sciences, and philosophy at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany) and the Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia). He earned his PhD in the social sciences at the University of Hohenheim in 2018.

Philipp’s research(→ research) focuses on different aspects of computer-mediated communication. His work is characterized by different theoretical and interdisciplinary perspectives and a variety of methodological approaches. His research aims to understand digital media use and its implications for people’s daily life. His current research investigates persuasion processes on social media, privacy and self-disclosure in online communication, and communication and well-being.

Philipp’s research has been presented at various national and international conferences and is published in national and international journals and books (→ publications). As an academic teacher, Philipp has taught several bachelor and master courses related to online communication, persuasion and marketing,  media psychology, and methods. He has also conducted statistic workshops for researchers at various universities (→ teaching). For more information, have a look around this website or download his curriculum vitae (→ CV).