June 24, 2024

Dr. Jens Hagelstein

Jens Hagelstein, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Corporate Communication Research Group at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna. Previously, he was a Research Associate and doctoral candidate at the Chair of Strategic Communication at Leipzig University and scholarship holder of the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA). His […]

August 29, 2023

Lea Marie Knabben

Lea Marie Knabben is Head of Research Management & Knowledge Transfer at the Academic Society for Management & Communication. She oversees the management of research projects She also serves as the primary point of contact for various dialogue and networking formats, She also serves as the primary point of contact for various dialogue and networking […]

May 2, 2023

Professor Günter Bentele

Günter Bentele is Professor Emeritus of Public Relations/PR at the Institute for Communication and Media Studies, Leipzig University. He read German language and literature, sociology, journalism, and philosophy at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the Free University of Berlin, where he also completed his doctorate and habilitation. He currently researches and publishes on the […]

May 2, 2023

Professor Claudia Mast

Claudia Mast is Professor Emeritus of Communication Science and Journalism at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. Her teaching and research activities focused on innovations in corporate communication, strategic communication and topic planning as well as business journalism and corporate reporting. Claudia Mast held a senior management role at Siemens AG for many years and […]

April 26, 2023

Karen Berger

Karen Berger is Managing Director and Head of Communications of the Academic Society for Management & Communications. She is responsible for strategic development, manages both internal and external communications, organizes conferences and events, facilitates knowledge transfer and publications, and handles partner relations. Karen Berger studied communication and media, business administration, and sociology at Leipzig University […]

April 26, 2023

Sünje Clausen

Sünje Clausen serves as a research assistant at the University of Potsdam. Since the beginning of 2020, she has been involved in the Communications Trend Radar research project and the in-depth studies of “Digital Nudging” and “Synthetic Media”. She studied Applied Cognitive and Media Sciences in Duisburg as well as Artificial Intelligence in Utrecht (Netherlands). […]

April 26, 2023

Ute Lauermann

Ute Lauermann serves as the Foundation Manager of the Günter Thiele Foundation for Communication and Management. She is also a team assistant at the Academic Society for Corporate Management and Communication. Since 2020, she has been responsible for accounting, office organization, and client relation management. With a background as an academic librarian, Ute has spent […]

April 26, 2023

Dr. Christopher Ruppel

Dr. Christopher Ruppel is a research associate at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna and a member of the Corporate Communication Research Group (CCom). He studied communication, economics and marketing at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and holds a PhD in communication studies from the University of Vienna. One focus of […]

April 26, 2023

Lennart Rettler

Lennart Rettler is a research assistant and doctoral candidate, working at the department for strategic communication at the University of Münster. He studied Media Studies and ‘Politics, Economics and Society’ at the University Bochum and Strategic Communication at the University Münster. In the context of his doctorate, he is working on community management and questions […]

April 26, 2023

Vanja Bojanic

Vanja Bojanic is a PhD student at the University of Vienna and also works as a Platform and Community Manager at Siemens AG. Her dissertation project focuses on CEO activism and corporate social advocacy, a phenomenon in which CEOs take a stand on controversial socio-political issues. Vanja graduated with a master’s degree from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University […]