1 child, Max Wergel. Bachelor of Arts, Bucknell University, 1967. Diploma, Stockholm University, 1968, Doctor, 1985. Master of Arts, American University, 1970.
Doctor of Philosophy., City University of New York, 1977.
Researcher Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, 1970-1972. From instructor to assistant professor Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1975-1978. Assistant professor Queens College, New York City, 1978-1980.
University lecturer School Journalism, Stockholm University, since 1980, acting dean curriculum, 1985. Visiting professor University Quebec, Montreal, Canada, 1983. Project director Research Study on Swedish News Media, Stockholm, 1982-1985.
Corresponding editor Journal Communication, since 1985, Media, Culture and Society, since 1986.
Member International Sociological Association (general secretary research committee on communication, knowledge and culture since 1982), International Association Mass Communication Research, Swedish Association Massachusetts Communication Research, Institute for Media Studies (founding), Philosophy Friends.
Married Karin Wergel, December 1, 1984. 1 child, Max Wergel.