Julian Kreissl, M.A.


  • 1992 born in Hanover
  • 2012-2018 bachelor and master studies of Media Management at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research, Hanover
  • 2013-2016 Student Employee at Tirendo/Delticom AG
  • 2016-2018 Student Employee in the field of online marketing at Toto-Lotto Niedersachsen GmbH
  • Since August 2018 Research Assistant at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research

Major teaching and research interests

  • Reception and entertainment research
  • Strategic communication and marketing
  • Employment market and business models in the digital era
  • Research ethics and methods in communication science


  • Member of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • Member of the Alumni organziation KommunikationsKultur e.V. (KKeV)



Prinzing, M., Schlütz, D., Kaufmann, K., Kreissl, J. & Rakebrand, T. (2020). Ethikkompetenz als Querschnittsaufgabe. Herausforderungen für die kommunikations- und medienwissenschaftliche Forschung und Lehre. Publizistik [Ethical competence as a cross-sectional task. Challenges for research and teaching in the field of communication and media science]. Advance online publication. doi.org/10.1007/s11616-020-00578-4



Kreissl, J. (2019, September). Research ethics in communication science: An experimental study examining the effects of explicit informed consent in communication science online surveys. Paper presented at the Lazarsfeld stipend at the Annual Conference of the Expert Group Methods of the German Society of Mass Communication (DGPuK), September 25-27, 2019, Greifswald.

Kreissl, J. & Klimmt, C. (2019, May). Das digitale Labor: Arbeitnehmerperspektiven auf Digitalisierung und Automatisierung der Arbeitswelt [The digital laboratory: Employee perspectives on digitization and automation in the workplace]. Paper presented at the LABVOLUTION exhibition, May 21-23, 2019, Hanover.

Kreissl, J. (2019, May). Herausforderungen der Forschungsethik bei quantitativen Umfragen: Ein Experiment zur Wirkung der informierten Einwilligung auf die Ausschöpfungsquote [Ethical challenges in quantitative surveys: An experimental study on the effect of informed consent procedures]. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Conference of the German Association of Mass Communication (DGPuK), May 9-11, 2019, Münster.

Kreissl, J., Possler, D. & Klimmt, C. (2019, May). Parasocial relationships to internet celebrities: The case of Let’s Players. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.

Possler, D., Scheper, J., Kreissl, J., Raney, A. A., Kuempel, A. S. & Unkel, J. (2019, May). Awe-Inspirational gaming: Exploring the formation and entertaining effects of awe in video games. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.


Klimmt, C., Kreissl, J. & Possler, D. (2016, March). Die neuen Entertainer: Parasoziale Beziehungen zu Youtube-Stars am Beispiel von „Lets Playern“ [The new entertainer: Parasocial relationships with Youtube stars using the example of „Lets Players“]. Paper presented at the 61st Annual Conference of the German Society of Mass Communication, March 30 to April 1, 2016, Leipzig.



Julian Kreissl, M.A.
Telephone: 0511-3100-445

Last modified: 2020-07-01

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