Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katharine Sarikakis

Professur für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft an der Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften

Curriculum Vitae:

1989-1991 Certificate, Journalism Studies, European Educational Organisation (EEO) Athens, Greece
1989-1992 Journalist, programme producer and presenter for radio stations, Athens, Greece
1991-1992 Certificate, Vocational Training for Journalists European Commission funded training programme, Journalists Union, Athens, Greece
1992-1995 BA (Hons) Media and Communications Studies and Politics (joint degree), University of Wolverhampton, UK
1995-1997 Magistra Artium (1.8) Media studies (Public Communication) (major), Sociology (minor), Political Sciences (minor), Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
1997 Practicum Zentrum für Sozial-und Migrationsforschung (Centre for Social and Migration Research), Berlin, Germany
1997-1999 Visiting Lecturer in Communications and Media Policy, Glasgow Caledonian University
1997-2001 Doctor of Philosophy, The role of the European Parliament in the formation of media policies, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK
1999-2004 Lecture/Senior Lecturer in International Communications, Coventry University
2004 (Jan-April) Visiting Research Fellow, McGill Centre for Research and Training in Women, McGill University Montreal, Canada    
since 2004 Honorary Research Fellow, University of Hainan, China
2004-2011 Senior Lecturer in Communications Policy, University of Leeds, UK
since 2006 Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Applied Communication Research, Cyprus
2009-2010 Visiting Professor in Global Media Studies, Ander Foundation of Media Research, Karlstadt University, Sweden
2011 Visiting Research Fellow, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
since February 2011 Professor of Media- and Communication Studies, Department of Media- and Communication Studies, University of Vienna

Research Areas:

* Media Governance and Organisation: Audiovisual media and digital platforms, Emerging governance and structural issues (privacy in social media; copyright and culture making);
* European media and cultural policies and European integration: cultural diversity, social cohesion, human mobility and citizenship and the governance of established and emerging media and cultural spaces;
* International Communication: structures, organisation and political dimensions of international/global media, The Global City as the space of global media governance;
* Gender and feminist epistemology in communication and cultural policy and international communications, The governance of social order through the governance of communicative spaces and processes;