Dr. Ilka Jakobs

Dr. phil., M.A.

 

03/2018
Dr. phil. in Communication Research at the Department of Communication at the University of Mainz with a thesis on different levels of trust in media.

Since 04/2011
Research Assistant, since 03/2018 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Communication, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

Since 07/2015: Head of the Office for Student Affairs.

Before:

Since 08/2011: Study Manager and Course Advisor at the Office for Student Affairs.

12/2012 - 07/2014: Project Member in the Project “Teaching, Organizing, Advising“ at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

04/2011 - 12/2012: Management of the CATI studio and Organization of Telephone Surveys.

04/2011
Exam as Magistra Artium (M.A.) in Communications und Romance Studies (French) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz; Thesis on “Readers’ Comments to Online News Articles“.

01/2010 - 09/2010
Student Research Assistant at the Department of Communication, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

09/2008 - 12/2008
Erasmus Grant: Studies at the University Michel de Montaigne in Bordeaux, France.

10/2005 - 04/2011
Studies of Communications und Romance Studies (French) at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

External Internships and Freelancing in Journalism, Corporate Communication and Market Research.

 

Research Projects

Research Interests

  • Media reception
  • Trust in media
  • Online Communication / Media Convergence
  • Quantitative research methods

 

Memberships

    • German Communication Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, DGPuK)
    • International Communication Association (ICA)
    • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
    • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
    • Young Researcher’s Network in Political Communication (Nachwuchsnetzwerk politische Kommunikation, NapoKo)
    • Young Academics Group Reception and Media Effects Research (Nachwuchsgruppe der DGPuK-Fachgruppe Rezeptions- und Wirkungsforschung, NaRezFo)