Mag. Iris Gager, M.A.

PhD Candidate at the Department of Communication

Supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katharine Sarikakis



Iris Gager's interests concern the area of media policy, media governance, copyright issues, and the public sphere in Europe. At the Department of Communication (University of Vienna) Iris' research is supervised by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Katharine Sarikakis.

There, the role of the public in European Union copyright governance is examined. Focusing on the ongoing debate, Iris contributes to understanding European copyright governance as a major part of media and communication in the 21st century. Originally she completed her Masters at the University of Westminster (Marketing Communications; IMC) and the University of Vienna (Art History; Hsiao Chin). Iris is also a marketing communications professional with experience in Austria, Kenya and the USA (client, non-profit, agency).