Nina Haferkamp

Nina Haferkamp holds an endowed junior professorship for Emerging Communications & Media at Dresden University of Technology, Germany. She received her Diplom (eqv. to M.Sc.) in Media Science (specialization: media psychology) in 2006 from the University of Cologne, Germany, and finished her Ph.D in Psychology in 2009 at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. From 2008 to 2011, she worked as Research Assistant at the University of Duisburg-Essen and Münster and completed a post-doc project at the Department of Media & Communications at the LSE London. Her research work explores social psychological aspects of Social Media. She has published several papers on the usage and effects of social networking sites, blogs as well as social games.