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Dr. Andrea Hamm

Research Associate
Andrea Hamm

Andrea Hamm is researcher in the group "Digitalization, Sustainability, and Participation" at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society.

She is researching interdisciplinarily between the fields Human-Computer-Interaction and Journalism Studies. Her work focuses on the socio-political dimensions of digitalization, sustainability transitions, and the role of digital technologies, incl. the Internet of Things and "artificial intelligence" among civic actor groups, such as journalists, engaged people, and citizens, in social change and innovation processes. In her current work, she is interested in better understanding modes of participation in varying contexts of digitalization projects.

Andrea Hamm received her doctoral degree in Digital Media and Technology from the Dep. of Political and Social Sciences at Free University Berlin, Germany.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Associate since 15 September 2022

Research Focus: Digital Technologies in Society

Research Group "Digitalization, Sustainability, and Participation"

Doctoral Researcher until 14 September 2022:

Research Group "Responsibility and the Internet of Things"

Committees and functions

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Climate Change and AI Berlin Brandenburg network
  • German Informatics Society (GI)
  • Ernst-Reuter Society (ERG) and alumni network of the Free University Berlin
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • German-Japanese Society for Social Sciences (GJSSS)

Fields of research

  • Civic Tech
  • Participation
  • Internet of Things
  • Digital Journalism
  • Sustainability Transformations


  • Researcher in the partner project "InNoWest" at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development


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