Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katharine Sarikakis
Chair of Media Governance, Organisation and Media Industries
Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration
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Katharine is Professor of Communication Science with specialisation in Media Governance, Media Organisation and Media Industries at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna. She leads the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab, which aims to research and analyse issues, contexts, actors and impacts of media and cultural governance and their underexplored interconnections to citizenship, autonomy and control as they are articulated in the shapes of media landscapes and the relation of citizens-at-large to dimensions of interlocution.
Katharine is the founding and twice elected Chair of the Communication Law and Policy Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association. She is currentlyan elected member to the ECREA Executive Board. Katharine is also an elected Member of the International Council of IAMCR.
She is the Co-Editor of the International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics.
At the University of Vienna, Katharine was Vice-Director of the Doctoral Programmes of the Faculty of Social Sciences from 2011-2016.
For a full CV and record of scientific work, expert consultation and service to the community, please visit www.sarikakis.info.