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educator , journalist

Thomas Hanitzsch, German journalist, educator. Recipient Top Paper award, International Communications Association, 2005; Research grant, Swiss National Science Foundation, 2007, 2008, German Science Foundation, 2006. Member of German Communications Association, European Communications Research and Education Association, International Communications Association (board directors, division chair 2004-2006).

Background

Hanitzsch, Thomas was born on October 18, 1969 in Dresden, Germany. Son of Michael and Birgit Hanitzsch.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Media Studies, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany, 2004. Diploma in Journalism, University Leipzig, Germany, 1999.

Career

Newspaper journalist Die Union Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, 1990—1992. Assistant professor Ilmenau University of Technology, 2002—2006, University Zurich, Switzerland, since 2006.

Membership

Member of German Communications Association, European Communications Research and Education Association, International Communications Association (board directors, division chair 2004-2006).

Connections

Married Ngatmini, January 20, 2002. 1 child Lisa.

father:
Michael Hanitzsch

mother:
Birgit Hanitzsch

spouse:
Ngatmini

child:
Lisa Hanitzsch