Tanja Fisse, M.A.


  • 1989 born in Osnabrück
  • 2009-2012 apprenticeship as Media Clerk Digital and Print at Sutter LOCAL MEDIA
  • 2012 Employee in product management/support at Sutter LOCAL MEDIA
  • 2012-2018 studies of Media Management at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK), Hanover, Germany.
  • 2013-2018 Student Assistant at the equal opportunities office of the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
  • 2013 Internship in strategic planning at ZDFneo
  • 2014 Internship at the Nature Volunteers Association (NGO) in Sri Lanka
  • 2015 Semester abroad at the Universidade Católica do Porto (Porto, Portugal)
  • 2018 Tutor for the seminar "Introduction to communication research and scientific work" at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research
  • 2019-2020 Trainee at the Madsack Media Group
  • 2020-2021 Product Manager at RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland
  • Since December 2021 Research Assistant at the IJK

Major teaching and research interests

  • Health communication
  • Reception and entertainment research
  • Social identity and media use


  • Research Associate in the externally funded project "Trust and patient-centered communication as factors of implant safety and implantological treatment success" within the framework of the special research area "Sicherheitsintegrierte und infektionsreaktive Implantate (SIIRI)" [Safety-integrated and infection-reactive implants]
  • Member of the alumni organization KommunikationsKultur e.V. (KKeV)



Fisse, T., Link, E., Schlütz, D. & Reich, S. (2019). Powerfrau und Vorbild? Die Wirkung differenzierter Seriencharaktere auf das Selbstkonzept und die Zukunftsvorstellungen von Rezipientinnen [Power woman and good example? The effect of differentiated serial characters on female recipients' self concept and vision of the future]. Publizistik, 64(4), 427-445. doi: 10.1007/s11616-019-00534-x



Fisse, T., Schlütz, D. & Link, E. (2019, May). Power woman or role model? The effect of counter-stereotypical characters on female recipients' future goals. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 24-28, 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.

Fisse, T., Link, E. & Schlütz, D. (2019, May). Powerfrau und Vorbild? Die Wirkung anti-stereotypischer Seriencharaktere auf die Zukunftsvorstellungen von Rezipientinnen [Power woman and role model? The effect of anti-stereotypic personae in TV series on the futuristic vision of female recipients]. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Conference of the German Society of Mass Communication, May 9-11, 2019, Münster.


Schlütz, D., Fritzen, B. & Fisse, T. (2014, June). Sexualisierte Gewalt an der Hochschule: Genderspezifische Einstellungen und Meinungen [Sexualized violence in higher education: Gender-specific attitudes and opinions]. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Higher Education on "Taboos in Higher Education", June 25-27, 2014, Dortmund.



Tanja Fisse, M.A.
Telephone: 0511-3100-478
Room: 2E.3.30

Last modified: 2023-01-23

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