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Dr. Annett Schulze

Associate Researcher

Annett Schulze is Co-Head of the Social Science Risk Communication Research Group in the Risk Communication Department at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), together with Dr Severine Koch. As a communication scientist, she works in the field of health communication with a focus on risk and crisis communication, digitality and public health. At the Weizenbaum Institute, she will be working on questions of literacy and mobile health in security research.

Her professional career includes a professorship in communication science at the DEKRA University of Applied Sciences for Media, scientific collaboration in third-party funded projects, e.g. at the Humboldt-University of Berlin and having been Deputy Head of the  Crisis Prevention and Coordination Unit at the BfR.

Annett Schulze is, among other things, an associate member of the DGPuK Health Communication Division, represents the BfR in the Social Sciences and Humanities Unit of Berlin Research 50 (BR 50) and is a member of the advisory board of the DFG Research Unit "Digital Media in the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases" (DISELMA).


Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Associate Researcher

Research Group: Digitalization and Networked Security

Fields of research

(digital) health communication, risk and crisis communication, online discourse on conflicts of knowledge and values


German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment