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Dr. Nicolas Apostolopoulos
Professor of Media Technology

Center for Digital Systems (CeDiS)
E-Learning, E-Research, Multimedia

Ihnestraße 24, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 527 75
Emailnicolas.apostolopoulos@cedis.fu-berlin.de
Homepagewww.cedis.fu-berlin.de
Nicolas Apostolopoulos

Areas of Expertise

  • New forms of teaching and learning / virtual learning environments
  • E-learning / blended learning / MOOCs / E-learning concepts and strategies
  • Distance learning
  • Life-long learning
  • Media education
  • Learning management systems
  • Audio and video / multimedia in education (school, university)
  • Web 2.0 / social web
  • E-research / E-humanities / E-publishing / open access
  • Digital / multimedia archives
  • Content management systems
  • IT strategies


Dr. Klaus Beck
Professor of Communication Policy and Media Economics

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
Communication Policy / Media Economics

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 578 51
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 578 17
Emailklaus.beck@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Klaus Beck

Areas of Expertise

  • Regulation and self-regulation of communications and media (communication policy and media economics and ethics)
  • Theory of communication
  • Computer-mediated communication (online media)
  • Communication policy and media economics
  • Media ethics
  • Theory of media


Dr. Ralf Bohnsack
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Qualitative Research on Human Development

Arnimallee 11, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 506 89
Emailbohnsack@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ralf Bohnsack

Areas of Expertise

  • Qualitative methods: e.g., methods in the field of conversation analysis

  • Interview evaluation

  • Image and video interpretation

  • Analysis and interpretation of visual media (photos, videos, film, daily life drawings)

  • Analysis of media reception (particularly visual media)

  • Qualitative evaluation research in all fields



Dr. Tim Conrad
Professor of Medical Bioinformatics

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Mathematics
Computational Proteomics

Arnimallee 6, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 514 45
Emailconrad@math.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Tim Conrad

Areas of Expertise

  • Bioinformatics
  • Proteomics
  • Omics
  • Data science
  • Biological networks
  • Big data
  • Smart data
  • Liquid biopsy
  • Analysis of biological mass data


Dr. Steffen Damm

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for Arts and Media Management

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 52569
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 52570
Emailstdamm@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Steffen Damm

Areas of Expertise

  • History of media
  • Media theory
  • Marketing / solicitation
  • Popular culture / entertainment culture


Dr. Martin Emmer
Professor of Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies
Media Use

Garystr. 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 57528
Emailmartin.emmer@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Martin Emmer

Areas of Expertise

  • Media use
  • Use of online media, social media, etc.
  • Computer mediated communication (CMC - Internet/online media/web 2.0)
  • Media shift
  • Political online communication
  • Political media effects
  • Campaigns and election campaigns, particularly regarding the use of Internet/online media
  • Survey research
  • Quantitative media research
  • Media and communication in Africa and developing countries


Dr. Nino Ferrin

Department of Education and Psychology
Primary Education
Teaching German at the Primary Level

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 539 67
Emailnino.ferrin@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. phil Nino Ferrin

Areas of Expertise

  • Media education; cultural and linguistic education
  • Education research
  • Educational anthropology
  • Theory of rituals and performativity


Dr. Ludwig Issing
Professor Emeritus of Media Psychology

Department of Education and Psychology
Center for Media Research (Media Psychology and Media Pedagogy)

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Emailissing@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Ludwig Issing

Areas of Expertise

  • Media research (media psychology and media pedagogy)
  • E-learning
  • People as media
  • Parapsychology


Prof. Sebastian Jobs
Professor of North American Studies

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of History

Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 653 46
Emailsebastian.jobs@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Sebastian Jobs

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural history of the United States
  • Alltagsgeschichte (history from below)
  • History of New York
  • Slavery in the United States of America
  • African American history
  • Gender history
  • Political productions and rituals
  • Rumors


Dr. Siegfried Klaue
Professor Emeritus of Media and Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Beerenstraße 40, 14163 Berlin

Phone (Home)+49 30 8015740
Emailprof.klaue@t-online.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Media law
  • Broadcasting rights


Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 701 06
Emailreinhold.leinfelder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropocene
  • Coral reefs
  • Sustainability transformation
  • Research communication
  • Museology
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


Dr. Martin Lüthe
Professor of North American Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of Culture

Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 594 03
Emailmartin.luethe@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Martin Lüthe

Areas of Expertise

  • African American studies
  • Gender studies
  • Popular culture
  • History of the mass media
  • Pop music


Dr. Cord Pagenstecher

Center for Digital Systems (CeDiS)

Ihnestraße 24, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 536 73
Emailcord.pagenstecher@cedis.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Cord Pagenstecher

Areas of Expertise

  • Nazi forced labor
  • Oral history archive
  • Oral history
  • Digital humanities
  • Educational programs


Dr. Carola Richter
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
International Communication

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 58898
Emailcarola.richter@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Carola Richter

Areas of Expertise

  • Arab media (al-Jazeera, Egypt, Libya)
  • Protest movements in the Arab world, Islamists
  • Foreign reporting
  • Image of Islam
  • Media and the Middle East conflict
  • Media and migration / refugees


Dr. Klaus Siebenhaar
Professor of Media Management

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for Arts and Media Management

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 52570
Emailkultur@ikm.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Klaus Siebenhaar

Areas of Expertise

  • Culture
  • Cultural policy
  • Arts funding
  • Creative industries
  • Cultural media education
  • Audience development and visitor-oriented cultural facilities
  • Migrants as cultural audiences
  • Cultural management and cultural policy in China
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Media management
  • Media marketing
  • Youth cultures as media cultures (especially Web 2.0 cultures)
  • Development of the newspaper market and journalism


Dr. Joachim Trebbe
Professor of Media Analysis

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
Division of Media Analysis / Research Methods

Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 578 75
Emailtrebbe@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Joachim Trebbe

Areas of Expertise

  • The use of media and its effects (campaigns, advertising, change of attitude)
  • Media content (television, Internet, press): program structures, media mechanisms, news selection, celebrity reporting
  • Media, political communication, election campaigns, scandals
  • The media and migration (the use of media by immigrants; representation of immigrants in the media)
  • Religion in the media


Dr. Harald Wenzel
Professor of Sociology

John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of Sociology

Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 527 02
Emailwenzelha@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Harald Wenzel

Areas of Expertise

  • (Mass) media in the U.S.
  • (Mass) media and popular culture
  • Politainment: politicians as actors
  • Sociology of prominence
  • Sociology of the public
  • What is the role of mass media during election campaigns?
  • Religion in the U.S.
  • Sociology of disasters and disaster reporting


Dr. Petra Wieler
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Primary Education

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 558 41
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 559 83
Emailpwieler@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Petra Wieler

Areas of Expertise

  • Children’s literature and the promotion of reading
  • Reading and media socialization
  • Media reception and narration: conversation and narrative of media reception in children at primary school age
  • Classroom research
  • Multilingualism


Dr. Matthias Wählisch
Computer Scientist

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Computer Science
Computer Systems and Telematics

Takustr. 9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50072
Emailm.waehlisch@fu-berlin.de
Homepagewww.inf.fu-berlin.de/~waehl

Areas of Expertise

  • The Internet and how it works
  • Internet technologies (IP, IPv6, multicast, etc.)
  • Computer security (cybersecurity); network security
  • Internet measurements
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Information-centric networking (ICN/NDN)
  • The Internet as a critical infrastructure