Moritz Büchi

Moritz Büchi, Dr.

Oberassistent / Senior Research and Teaching Associate

Phone: +41 44 635 20 93

Room number: AND 3.40


Moritz Büchi, PhD, has been a Senior Research and Teaching Associate in the Media Change & Innovation Division since January 2017. He held a visiting position at the London School of Economics and taught at the University of St. Gallen. He is the coordinator of the World Internet Project surveys in Switzerland. In 2019, Moritz Büchi was awarded a DSI Fellowship and a Research Talent Development Fund grant. His current research focuses on digital well-being and overuse, privacy, and computational methodology.

In his doctoral dissertation, Moritz Büchi investigated digital inequalities. His research on digital media use, inequality, participation, and privacy has been published in refereed journals such as New Media & Society, Social Science Computer Review, International Journal of Communication, and Information, Communication & Society. His teaching covers media change, digital inequality, and social impacts of Internet diffusion.

Büchi M, Festic N and Latzer M (2017) Consequences of digital divides: How Internet use
affects social well-being. Paper to be presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Tartu, Estonia.


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Selected Recent Talks

Approaching socio-digital inequalities from a global perspective, LSE Department of Media and Communications Research Dialogue Summary

The Chilling Effects of Digital Surveillance, Scientifica Warm-up

Digital Well-Being, Digital Society Initiative (DSI)

Computational Communication Science, IKMZ Research Colloquium

Perceived Digital Overuse, Center for Information Technology, Society, and Law (ITSL) and the Digital Society Initiative (DSI) Podcast