Academic History, Work Experience

 

University of Klagenfurt Since 2017 Professorship, Alpen Adria University Klagenfurt
University of Leipzig 2014-2017

Professor (interim), Universität Leipzig

TU Dresden 2014-2017

Marie-Reiche Research Fellow, Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden)

TU Dresden 2009-2013 Professor/Chair of Communication and Media Studies, Level III, at the Institute for Communication and Media Studies, TU Dresden
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Summer sem. 2010 Lectureship: Seeing is feeling. The emotional onstage and backstage in reality TV, Universität Innsbruck, Interdepartmental Forum, Austria
University of Münster Summer sem. 2009 Lectureship: Emotion and media, perspectives on effects and usage Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Institute for Communication Sciences
Université Val de Marne Feb. 12-19, 2009 Visiting Professor, Université Val de Marne, Paris, France (1) “La Communication Interculturelle”. Les Medias, Les Emotions et La Communauté Européenne (2) L’Identité Européenne et L’Intégration Européenne
Université Val de Marne Dec. 12-19, 2007 Visiting Professor, Université Val de Marne, Paris, France “La Communication Interculturelle”
Freie Universität Berlin 2006-2009 Assistant Professor, Institute for Media and Communication Studies Freie Universität Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin Oct. 2004 – Mar. 2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien Freie Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Ilmenau Mar. – Sept. 2004 Research Assistant, Institute for Communication Studies Technische Universität Ilmenau (TU Ilmenau)
University of Erfurt Jul. 2003 – Dec. 2003 Research Assistant, Institute for Communication Studies Universität Erfurt
University of Erfurt Apr. 2002 – Apr. 2003 Research Assistant, Institute for Communication Studies, Department of Media Psychology and Media Sociology Universität Erfurt
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Jan.–Apr. 2002 Research Assistant, Institute for Communication Studies Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Oct. – Dec. 2000 Research Assistant, Institute for Communication Studies Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf 1996 – 2000 Lecturer, Institute for International Communication, Düsseldorf Main teaching areas: Training of university lecturers, in cooperation with the Institute for International Communication, Düsseldorf; Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf; the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), the PAD (Pedagogy Exchange Service), the DFHI (German-French University Institute).Topics: · European commerce, · intercultural communication, · communication in economy
1996 – 1998 Program Director of the International Cooperation Program between Hong Kong Baptist University and the Heinrich-Heine-University for the Institute for International Communication, Heinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfFunctions: Complete responsibility for the cooperation program, development of a curriculum and implementa-tion of corresponding seminars; supervision of honors projects, employment, assessment of lecturers, planning; organization and implementation of country-specific courses and business -related excursions. Responsibility for budget development and administration of the international cooperation program in Germany and Switzerland Organization of six-month internships, including supervi-sion of participants and sponsoring companies. Areas of emphasis: intercultural communication, European development, economy, business
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf 1996 – 1997 Lecturer, German as a Foreign Language Main emphasis: Hermeneutics, Text Interpretation, Inter-cultural Communication Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
1994 – 2000 Language instructor, English and French, private and group lessons
1994 Country product manager (executive position), EF Sprachreisen Responsibilities: Management of international student travel for Berlin, Hamburg and Bavaria; In charge of sales and development of marketing projects; further responsibilities: brochures, supervision of student travels in England
Diablo Valley College 1988 – 1990 Teaching Assistant, German as a Foreign Language, Intercultural Communication, Diablo Valley College, California, USA
Diablo Valley College 1988 – 1990 Student Assistant, Department of Sociology, Diablo Valley College, California, USA