Dr. Philipp K. Masur

04/2019 - present: Researcher (Post-Doc) at the Department of Communication of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.

09/2018 - 03/2019: Visiting scholar in the Department of Communication at the Cornell University (Ithaca, NY).

08/2018: Ph.D in the social sciences at the University of Hohenheim, thesis: "Situational Privacy and Self-Disclosure: Communication Processes in Online Environments".

2014 - 2017: Research assistant in the project "Privatheit im Wandel [Privacy in Change]" funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

03/2013 - 03/2019: Research assistant (Ph.D student and Post-Doc) at the Department of Media Psychology at the School of Communication of the University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart).

12/2012: Graduation as M.A at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, thesis: "The interplay of intrinsic need satisfaction and Facebook specific motives in explaining addictive behavior on Facebook".

09/2010 - 09/2012: Editorial assistant at the ZDF in Mainz.

2010: Project assistant at PRIME research in Mainz

08/2009 - 03/2010: Exchange student at the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

03/2007 - 12/2012: Studied communication science, economic sciences, and philosophy at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

For more information, see: www.philippmasur.de

Research Areas

  • Privacy and self-disclosure processes in online environments
  • Media and online privacy literacy
  • Social norm perceptions and social norm effects in social media
  • Alternative data collection (tracking, experience sampling) and data analysis methods (multilevel analysis, structural equation modeling, Bayesian statistics)

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK)
  • International Communication Association

Academic Services

  • Member of editorial board of the journal "Mobile Media & Communication"
  • Editorial assistant for the journal "Media Psychology" (2017 - 2018)
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for national and international journals: Journal of Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Psychological Science, Media Psychology, New Media & Society, Communication Methods and Measures, Social Media + Society, Mobile Media & Communication, International Journal of Communication, Computers in Human Behavior, CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, Studies in Communication | Media, The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, Behavior & Information Technology, Information, Communication & Society, Telematics and Informatics.
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for national und international conferences (International Communication Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft).

Awards

  • 2019: Top Paper Award of the division "Communication and Technology" at the 69th annual conferences of the International Communication Association in Washington D.C., USA (with Sabine Trepte)
  • 2019: Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2018: Young Scholars Award at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference (with Doris Teutsch and Sabine Trepte)
  • 2015: Research Grant for the Dissertational Project funded by the German Society of Online Research
  • 2014: Förderung der Dissertation durch die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Online-Forschung.
  • 2014: Top Student Paper Award of the division "Communication and Technology" at the 64th annual conferences of the International Communication Association in Seattle, USA
  • 2014: Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)