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Karin Böhme-Dürr

communications educator

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).

Interests

  • Other 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