Jasmin Troeger

Jasmin Troeger joined the Georg Eckert Institute in February 2019 as a research fellow in the Media Transformation department. She works on the DATAFIED (DATA For and In EDucation) project, which examines the school as a construct in processes of data manipulation.

She studied communication and media studies in the Department of Journalism and Communication research at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. In previous research projects Jasmin Troeger has investigated questions of media processing and impact as well as the ways social identity is shaped by media use. One focal point of her research has been an examination of the concept of spatial presence in virtual environments and its effects on real-world prosocial modes of behaviour.

Research Interests

  • Media reception and effect
  • New media and communication technology
  • Critical media theories
  • The digital shift
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methodologies in media and communication studies

Prior to studying and during her studies she held a number of different paid and voluntary positions. she volunteered, for example, as a reading mentor in a project to promote reading and speaking skills in children with literacy difficulties. She also worked as an assistant in the press office of the University of Music, Drama and Media and later at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Industrial Science at the Leibniz University Hanover.