Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer (FU Berlin) is Founding Director and Principal Investigator (PI) at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and, since 2011, Professor of Communication Science at the FU Berlin, where he heads the Institute's research unit on the use of media.
In 2004, he received his doctorate in communication science from the TU Ilmenau for his thesis titled "Political Mobilization through the Internet?“ Martin Emmer was Managing Director of the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies (IfPuK) at the FU Berlin from 2017-2019 and Principal Investigator of the Einstein Center Digital Future since 2016. His research focuses on political communication, the use of digital media, and methods of empirical communication research.
Founding Director Weizenbaum Institute
Principal Investigator (PI):
Research Group "Digital Citizenship"
Konvergenz von Fernsehen und Internet (DFG)
Flucht 2.0: Digitale Mediennutzung durch Flüchtlinge (Auswärtiges Amt)
Automatisierte Messung individueller Nutzung digitaler Medien (FU Berlin, E-Club Brückenprojekt)
ICTs for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (BMBF)