Dr. Christine Meltzer (Visiting Professor)

Vitae

  • 1983 born in Frankfurt/Main
  • 2004-2010 studies of Mass Communication, Politics and Psychology at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
  • 2007-2008 Assistant at the Otto Brenner Stiftung; responsible for the support of the organization, realization and follow-up work of the Otto Brenner Journalism Award for Critical Journalism 2007
  • Since 2010 Research Assistant at the Departmant of Communication Science, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
  • 2010-2011 setup and head of the CATI Studio for respresentative telephone surveys
  • 2016 PhD on "Media effect despite experience? On the influence of direct and media experiences of events"
  • Since 2017 Research Assistant at the Horizon 2020 project: "The role of European mobility and its impacts in narratives, debates and EU reforms"
  • Since 2018 Visiting Professor at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research

Major teaching and research interests

  • Reception and effects research; especially cultivation research
  • Political communication; especially media and migration
  • Media use research; especially procrastination

Activities

  • Since 2017 Equal Opportunities Officer at the Department of Communication Science
  • 2013-2015: Speaker of the Junior Researchers' Group for Reception and Effects Research of the German Society of Mass Communication (DGPuK)
  • Reviews among others for "Human Communication Research"; "Media Psychology"; "Communication Research"; "International Journal of Communication"; "Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft"
  • Co-organization of the 58th Annual Conference of the German Society of Mass Communication  (DGPuK), May 8-10, 2013, Mainz
  • Co-organization of the Annual Conference of the Expert Group Reception and Effects Research of the German Society of Mass Communication (DGPuK), January 31 to February 2, 2019, Mainz

Publications

2018

Eberl, J.-M., Meltzer, C. E., Heidenreich, T., Herrero, B., Theorin, N., Lind, F., … Strömbäck, J. (2018). The European media discourse on immigration and its effects: a literature review. Annals of the International Communication Association, 1–17. doi:10.1080/23808985.2018.1497452

Meier, A., Meltzer C. E. & Reinecke, L. (2018). Coping with stress or losing control? Facebook-induced strains among emerging adults as a consequence of escapism versus procrastination. In R. Kühne, S. E. Baumgartner, T. Koch & M. Hofer (Eds.), Youth and media: Current perspectives on media use and effects (pp. 167-186). Baden-Baden: Nomos. doi:10.5771/9783845280455-167

2017

Meltzer, C. E. & Schnauber, A. (2017). Sampling theory. In M. Allen (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of communication research methods (pp. 1550–1552). Thousand Oaks: SAGE. doi:10.4135/9781483381411.n544.

2016

Meier, A, Reinecke L. & Meltzer, C. E. (2016). "Facebocrastination"? Predictors of using Facebook for procrastination and its effects on students' well-being. Computers in Human Behavior, 64, 65-76. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.06.011

Meltzer, C. E. (2016). Medienwirkung trotz Erfahrung. Der Einfluss von direkter und medial vermittelter Erfahrung eines Ereignisses [Media effect despite experience? On the influence of direct and media experiences of Events]. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-15579-7

Schnauber, A. & Meltzer, C. E. (2016). Online vs. memory-based. Variables explaining and moderating the occurrence and interrelation of first- and second-order cultivation effects. Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research, 41, 121-143. doi:10.1515/commun-2016-0004

2015

Meltzer, C. E., Rossmann, C. & Schnauber, A. (2015). Living with television: The violence profile von George Gerbner und Larry Gross (1976). In M. Potthoff (Ed.), Schlüsselwerke der Medienwirkungsforschung [Key works of media effects research]. Wiesbaden: Springer.

Meltzer, C. E. & Schnauber, A. (2015). Specific situations or specific people? How do extrinsic and intrinsic factors interact in cultivation research? International Journal of Communication, 9, 2838-2861.

Schnauber, A. & Meltzer, C. E. (2015). The impact of personal experience in cultivation. Studies in Communication | Media (SCM), 4 (1), 7–27. doi:10.5771/2192-4007-2015-1-3

2013

Meltzer, C. E., Jakobs, I. & Daschmann, G. (2013). "Wir haben ja beim letzten Interview schon miteinander telefoniert." Zum Einfluss des Interviewers auf die Teilnahmebereitschaft in telefonischen Panelbefragungen ["We already talked to one another on the phone during the recent interview." On the interviewer's influence on the willingnes to participate in telephone panel surveys]. Studies in Communication | Media (SCM), 2(2), 223-245. doi:10.5771/2192-4007-2013-2-223

2012

Meltzer, C. E., Naab, T. & Daschmann, G. (2012). All student samples differ: Participant selection in communication science. Communication Methods and Measures, 6(4), 251-262. do:10.1080/19312458.2012.732625

 

Contact

Dr. Christine Meltzer
Telefon: 0511-3100-459

Last modified: 2018-10-05

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