Cornelius Puschmann's website


since 10/2019 Professor of media and communication (esp. digital communication), ZeMKI, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
10/2016 - 09/2019 Senior researcher, Leibniz Institute for Media Research, Hamburg, Germany
03/2016 - 09/2016 Researcher, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany
09/2014 - 09/2015 Acting professor (Lehrstuhlvertretung), Communication Science, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany
03/2012 - 02/2016 Postdoctoral researcher (DFG grant "Eigene Stelle"), Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
04/2006 - 02/2012 Lecturer in English Linguistics, Department of English, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
08/2006 - 02/2009 PhD student in English Linguistics, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Thesis title: The corporate blog as an emerging genre of computer-mediated communication: features, constraints, discourse situation (see my publications). Predicate: summa cum laude.
2000 - 2006 Undergraduate studies in English, Communication Science, and Information Science at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.
Magister Artium (M.A. equivalent) in English and Information Science. Grade: 1,1 (A).
to 2000 Primary and secondary education at Erlem Elementary School (Norwich, UK), A&M Junior High School (College Station, TX, USA), and Abtei Gymnasium (Duisburg, Germany); military service

International experience

09/2015 - 09/2016 Faculty associate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, USA
09/2013 - 09/2014 Visiting assistant professor, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
01/2013 - 07/2013 Visiting fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University, UK
06/2003 - 08/2003 Visiting student at the University of California, Berkeley, USA

Society memberships



I am extremely priviledged to have collaborated with the following colleagues in the past (joint publications, joint research, as well as panel/workshop/conference organization):
Alison Powell (London School of Economics and Political Sciences), Axel Bruns (Queensland University of Technology), Benedikt Fecher (Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society), Birte Fähnrich (Zeppelin University), Christian Pieter Hoffmann (University of Leipzig) Devin Gaffney (Northeastern), Engin Bozdag (Delft), Eric T. Meyer (Oxford Internet Institute), Heather Ford (Oxford Internet Institute), Isabella Peters (Kiel/ZBW), Jean Burgess (Queensland University of Technology), Jennifer Stromer-Galley (Syracuse University), Kaja Scheliga (Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society), Kathryn Eccles (Oxford Internet Institute), Katrin Weller (GESIS), Marco Toledo Bastos (City University), Merja Mahrt (Düsseldorf), Mike Thelwall (Wolverhampton), Ralph Schroeder (Oxford Internet Institute), René König (KIT), Robert Jäschke (Hannover/L3S), Sascha Friesike (Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society), Stefanie Linek (ZBW), Tatjana Scheffler (University of Potsdam), Theresa Heyd (Freiburg)

Membership in advisory and editorial boards

Occasional peer review for academic journals, conferences and funding bodies

See my publications for a list of volumes and conference proceedings I have co-edited.

last modified 2019-09-04