Philomen Schönhagen

Prof. Dr.


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 philomen.schoenhagen@unifr.ch
 +41 26 300 8394

Communication and media history, history of communication theory, journalism and social integration, theory of mass and online communication, qualitative methods of communication and media research, gender and media

Biography

Philomen Schoenhagen is full professor in Communication History and Social Communication at the Department of  Communication and Media Research DCM, University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She received her habilitation (venia legendi for communication science) in 2002 from the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University (LMU) of Munich with a work on 'Social Communication via Internet'. Moreover, she holds a PhD and M.A. in Communication Science (major subject), History of Arts and Market and Advertising Psychology (minor subjects) from the LMU. She is co-editor of two book series in communication history and history of communication theory of the NOMOS publishing house. Since 2010 she is vice president of the Ulrich Saxer foundation for the promotion of young academics in communication and media research. Currently she is also vice dean (exams delegate) of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of Fribourg University.


Research and publications