Dr. Marco Lünich has been a research assistant at the Department of Communication and Media Studies (KMW I) at HHU-Düsseldorf since October 2017. From 2014-2017, he was a research assistant at the research area “Communication – Media – Society” at the Institute of Communication Studies at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster. Previously, he studied communication science at the University of Erfurt and the Universiteit van Amsterdam (NL). In the context of his dissertation, he focuses on public perception and epistemic conceptions of digitization, especially in relation to Big Data.
His research interests lie in the areas of political (online) communication, media sports, and the social consequences of digitization.