Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer has been professor of Communication Studies and head of the Division Media Use Research at the Institute for Media and Communication Studies of Freie Universität Berlin since 2011. He is Principal Investigator at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society since 2017, where he also served as a Founding Director from 2017 to 2019.
His research focuses on political communication and participation, the use of digital media and methods of empirical communication research. His latest projects are dealing with mobile media use in Subsahara Africa, the transformation of digital citizenship and user-tracking methods for mobile media use research.
Research Focus: Weizenbaum Digital Science Center (WDSC)
Principal Investigator (PI) since 15 September 2022
Principal Investigator (PI) until 14 September 2022
Research Group “Digital Citizenship“
Founding Director Weizenbaum Institute
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)
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID): https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0722-132X