Network Members

We are excited to welcome a diverse group of professionals at our upcoming workshops!

Members of our Young Scholars Network are:


Regina Arant, post-doc at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany; Focus Area Diversity: Department of Psychology & Methods

Diana Boer, professor at University of Koblenz-Landau in Koblenz, Germany; Department of Social and Organizational Psychology

Çiğdem Bozdağ, assistant professor at Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey; Department of New Media

Larisa Buhin, professor at Touro College Berlin in Berlin, Germany; Psychology Department

Brian Crawford, professor at Touro College Berlin in Berlin, Germany; Undergraduate Education

Marius Fahrner, professor at Touro College Berlin in Berlin, Germany; Undergraduate Education

Katja Hanke, senior researcher at GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim, Germany; Survey Design and Methodology – Team Cross-Cultural Surveys

Matthias Hofer, senior research and teaching associate at University of Zürich in Zürich, Schweiz; Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research – Media Psychology and Effects

Jinhee Kim, assistant professor at Pohang University of Science and Technology in Pohang, South Korea; Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

Katharina Knop-Hülß, doctorate student at Hannover University of Music, Drama, and Media in Hannover, Germany; Department of Journalism and Communication Research

Alexandra Mittelstädt, doctorate student at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Science in Bremen, Germany; Field C: Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Culutral Contexts

Ōzen Odağ, associate professor at Touro College Berlin in Berlin, Germany; Psychology Department

Mary Beth Oliver, distinguished professor at  Penn State College of Communications in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; Media Effects Research Laboratory

Rosemary Pennington, assistant professor at Miami University in Miami, U.S.A.; Department of Media, Journalism & Film

Carola Richter, professor at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany; Department of Political and Social Sciences

Diana Rieger, post-doc at University of Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany; Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Frank Schneider, senior research and teaching associate at University of Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany; Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Kevin Smets, assistant professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Brussel, Belgium; Department  of Media and Culture

Audris Umel, doctorate student at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences in Bremen, Germany; Field C: Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts