Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier

Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier
Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier

Assistant Professorship for Communication Science

Curriculum vitae

Adrian Meier is Assistant Professor for Communication Science at FAU Erlangen- Nürnberg. His research focuses on media uses and effects, media psychology, and interpersonal communication. Among other things, he investigates the consequences of digital communication for well-being, health, and self-regulation, especially at the work-home interface (e.g. digital stress, procrastination, digital communication when working from home). His methodological focus is on in-situ surveys, digital behavioral data, and AI-supported literature syntheses.

Previously, Adrian Meier was Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam (Oct. 2020 – Jan. 2021) and Research Associate at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (2015 – 2020). There, he completed his PhD (Aug. 2020, summa cum laude) and MA in Communication Science (2013 – 2015) as well as a BA in Communication and Political Science (2010 – 2013). Study and research stays were spent at Göteborgs Universitet (Sweden), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), and the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Berlin).

Adrian Meiers doctoral thesis received the Dordick Dissertation Award of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the Dissertation Award of the German Communication Association (DGPuK). His research has been published in leading journals of the Communication and Media Psychology disciplines and received multiple awards at national and international conferences (e.g., ICA, DGPuK, DGPs). Adrian Meier serves as editorial board member and ad-hoc reviewer for journals and conferences.

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