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Karin Böhme-Dürr

Karin Böhme-Dürr, German communications educator. Research fellow University California, San Diego, 1990-1991, Harvard University, 1991-1992; grantee German Science Foundation. Member DGPuK, German Society Semiotics (first prize award 1984), International Communications Association (Top Paper award 1988).

Background

  • Böhme-Dürr, Karin was born on February 16, 1949 in Erfurt, Germany. Daughter of Werner Böhme and Anna Weiss.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Linguistics, University Arizona, 1973. Diploma in psychology, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Science, University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1983.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Communications Science, University Leipzig, Germany, 1998.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Munich, Germany, 1980-1989. Communications researcher International Zentralinstitut, Germany, 1990-1991. Professor University Bamberg, Germany, 1994-1996.

      Professor communications and media research University Dusseldorf (Germany), since 1999. Consultant VBZ, Germany, 1986-1990, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Germany, 1986-1994, Stiftung Lesen, Germany, 1988-1990, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Germany, since 1976. Visiting professor University Minnesota, 1984.

      Media consultant.

    Works

    • Author: Children's Understanding and Awareness of German Possessive Pronouns, 1983, Knowledge Changes by Media, 1990, In Search of the Audience, 1995, Looking for Perspectives: How the Image of Germany Has Changed in American Newspapers After the End of the Cold War, 2000.

    Membership

    Member DGPuK, German Society Semiotics (first prize award 1984), International Communications Association (Top Paper award 1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Media.

    Connections

    • Married Alfred Dürr, September 29, 1983. Children: Celina, Lillian.
    • father: Werner Böhme
    • mother: Anna Weiss
    • spouse: Alfred Dürr
    • children: Celina Böhme-Dürr
    • Lillian Böhme-Dürr
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    Born February 16, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1973
      University Arizona
    • 1975
      University Heidelberg
    • 1983
      University Nijmegen
    • 1998
      University Leipzig
    • 1980 - 1989
      Assistant, professor University Munich
      Germany
    • 1990 - 1991
      communications researcher, International Zentralinstitut
      Germany
    • 1994 - 1996
      professor, University Bamberg
      Germany
    • 1999
      professor, communications and media research University Dusseldorf (Germany)