Nina Springer

Nina Springer

Senior Lecturer

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Social Sciences


I studied Journalism at LMU Munich with Communications as a major and Political Science, Sociology, and Economics as minors. After my graduation in 2007, I joined the LMUs Department of Media and Communication as a research associate, where I submitted my Ph.D. thesis about user comments on online news sites in 2012. Subsequently, I joined the journalism research unit chaired by Thomas Hanitzsch as a post-doctoral researcher. In addition, I coordinated the Department’s Communications and International Public Relations Master programs (2013-2017).

Besides my teaching at the LMU Munich (2007-2018), I taught as a guest lecturer at the University of Helsinki (March/April 2008), the National University of Singapore (August 2014), and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (March 2017). I co-chaired and chaired the Journalism Studies Division of the German Communication Association (2016-2018, 2018-2020) and served as the Secretary of the Journalism Studies Division of the International Communication Association (2017-2019). Before joining Södertörn University, I spent the winter term 2017/18 as a visiting researcher at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

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