PhD at the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria, 2014, summa cum laude

Thesis title: (Dis)Like Facebook? Towards a Dialectical and Critical Theory of Digital and Social Media; supervisors: Prof. Christian Fuchs, University of Westminster, London, UK; Prof. Elisabeth Klaus, University of Salzburg; Prof. Christian Zeller, University of Salzburg; external examiner: Prof. Graham Murdock, Loughborough University, UK

MA in Communication, University of Salzburg and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 2010, summa cum laude

BA in Communication (major) and Politics (minor), University of Salzburg, 2008

Academic Positions

Senior Scientist at the Institute of Instructional and School Development, University of Klagenfurt, 2021-present

Postdoc at the Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck, 2019-2021

Lecturer in Digital Media at the Division of Communications, Media & Culture, University of Stirling, 2016-2019

Lecturer in Social Justice at the Institute for Education, Community & Society, University of Edinburgh, 2014-2016

Research Associate at the Unified Theory of Information Research Group, Austria, 2010-2014