Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung
Student of media studies, recent history and German literature at Friedrich Schiller University Jena and University of Erfurt. 2010-2015: Research and Lecturing Associate at the Institute of Communication Research at Friedrich
Schiller University Jena, work in DFG-funded projects within the special priority program “Science and the public”. 2015: Dissertation entitled “The coverage of (un)certainty: Science journalists' perceptions and reporting on scientific evidence” (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Georg Ruhrmann, Prof. Dr. Michaela Maier, Prof. Dr. Rainer Bromme). 2015-2017: Postdoc at the Research Chair in Science Communication at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST) at Stellenbosch University (South Africa). 2017-2019: Research and Lecturing Associate at the Institute of Communication Research at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Since 2018: Extraordinary Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology, Stellenbosch University (South Africa). Since: 2019: Senior Research Associate in the DFG-funded cluster of excellence “Climate, Climatic Change, and Society“, Universität Hamburg. Winter Semester 2020/21: Interim W3 professorship for communication studies with a focus on communication theories, media systems, and communication policy, at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich.
Resarch Focus: Science and health communication, journalism, audience studies.