About

Philipp is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Communication of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany).  He will start as an assistant professor for persuasive communication in the Department of Communication at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on September 1st. He previously was a research assistant at the Department of Media Psychology at the University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart, Germany) and a visiting scholar at the Department of Communication at the Cornell University (Ithaca, USA). 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, their uses and effects, as well as their positive and negative implications for people’s daily life.

It 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, digital media use, and methods. He has also conducted statistic workshops at different universities in Germany and the US (→ teaching). For more information, have a look around this website or download his curriculum vitae (→ CV).