Edda Humprecht

Edda Humprecht, Dr.

Oberassistentin / Senior Research and Teaching Associate

Phone: +41 44 635 20 42

Room number: AND 3.52

e.humprecht@ikmz.uzh.ch

CV

Feb 2015 – Present  

Senior research and teaching associate, Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich (IKMZ)
Parental leaves from Dec 2015 to March 2016 and from July 2018 to Dec 2018.

Aug 2013 – Jan 2014

Visiting scholar, Department of Media, Culture and Communication, Steinhardt School, New York University, USA

Nov 2010 – Jan 2015

Research and teaching associate, Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich (IKMZ)

2008 – 2010

Research assistant, Institute of Media and Communication Policy, Berlin, Germany

2006 – 2008

TV journalist

 

Education

 

Sept 2014

Ph.D. in Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich

Jan 2011

Master’s degree in Political Communication and Media Research, Free University of Berlin

2009 – 2010

Studies in Political and Public Communication at CELSA, University of Paris Sorbonne, France

Apr 2007

Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Science (Minor: Political Science), Free University of Berlin

Teaching & Research Interests

digital journalism, news, digital political communication, cross-nationally comparative research

Current projects:

  • resilience to online disinformation (link to project website)
  • user comments on social media
  • comparing media systems

Selected Publications

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Offices

2020-present. Editorial board member of Digital Journalism

2014-2019. PhD and PostDoc representative at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich

2013-2019. Chair of division Media Politics & Media Structures, Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SACM)

2015-2017. Jury member Herbert von Halem dissertation award, German Communication Association

2016. Member of the expert team “Revision of doctoral studies decree” at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zurich

2012-2016. Co-founder and chair of Young Scholars in Journalism Research (NoJoFo), German Communication Association

Awards

2019 Best Abstract Award, ECREA Political Communication Section (w F. Esser and P. Van Aelst)
2017                                        Best Paper Award, Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research
2014 Dissertation Award 2014, Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research.
2013 Mobility grant, Swiss National Science Foundation for a research stay at NYU, USA
2013 Best Panel Award of the Year, Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research