Cornelius Puschmann's website


09/2013 - 09/2014 Visiting assistant professor, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
01/2013 - 07/2013 Visiting fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University, United Kingdom
06/2012 - present Associate researcher, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany
03/2012 - 02/2015 Postdoctoral researcher (DFG grant "Eigene Stelle"), Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
04/2006 - 02/2012 Lecturer in English Linguistics, Department of English, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
08/2006 - 02/2009 PhD student in English Linguistics, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Thesis title: The corporate blog as an emerging genre of computer-mediated communication: features, constraints, discourse situation (see my publications)
Adviser: Dieter Stein (Düsseldorf)
Committee: Janet Giltrow (UBC Vancouver), Roger Lüdeke (Düsseldorf)
Predicate: summa cum laude
06/2003 - 08/2003 Visiting student at the University of California, Berkeley, USA
2000 - 2006 Undergraduate studies in English, Communication Science, and Information Science at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.
Magister Artium (M.A. equivalent) in English and Information Science. Grade: 1,1 (A).
to 2000 Primary and secondary education at Erlem Elementary School (Norwich, UK), A&M Junior High School (College Station, TX, USA), and Abtei Gymnasium (Duisburg, Germany); military service

Academic conferences and workshops (organization, moderation, chairing)

See my presentations for a list of talks I have given.

Occasional peer review for academic journals, conferences and funding bodies

See my publications for a list of volumes and conference proceedings I have co-edited.

Non-academic professional experience, projects and consulting


I speak and write German (native), English (fluent) and French (basic). I also enjoy coding in R and Python.

last modified 2013-11-29