Dipl-Psych. Miriam Bartsch
Assistant at the Chair of Prof. Hasebrink at Universität Hamburg
Miriam Bartsch was research assistant and PhD student (Prof. Hasebrink) at the Institute of Media and Communication at the University of Hamburg, Germany, until September 2020. She is conducting research on “the dark side of media”, analyzing persistent negative media experiences with focus on mobile and social media for her dissertation project. Her main research interests lie in the area of negative media effects, empirical research methods (quantitative), and media repertoires.
She studied psychology at the University of Hamburg with a focus on media psychology (Prof. Trepte) as well as communication psychology (Prof. Schulz von Thun and Prof. Redlich). She acquired additional certificates in both, media psychology and in communication psychology, through participation in advanced training courses. She was also visiting scholar at the Children’s Digital Media Center @ Los Angeles, CSULA/UCLA (California State University Los Angeles, University of California Los Angeles) with Prof. Subrahmanyam. She examined the contradictoriness of privacy concerns and impression management on Facebook for her final thesis.
Miriam Bartsch is a member of the Research Center for Media and Communication (RCMC) and the Graduate School Humanities (University of Hamburg) as well as of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA).