Curriculum Vitae

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

2017 Doctor rerum socialium, School of Communication, University of Hohenheim
(US equivalent: Ph.D. in the social sciences).
2012 Diplom in Psychologie, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
(US equivalent: Master’s degree in psychology).
2008 Vordiplom in Psychologie, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
(US equivalent: Bachelor’s degree in psychology).

Academic Positions

2016 Post-doctoral researcher, School of Communication, University of Hohenheim.
2014 Visiting scholar, School of Communication, University of California in Santa Barbara, 3 months.
2013 Ph.D. fellowship, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), 3 years.
  Research assistant, University of Hohenheim, 3 years.
  Visiting scholar, School of Communication, The Ohio State University,
2 months.
2012 Research associate, School of Media Management, Hamburg Media School,
1 year.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles Peer-Reviewed

2018 7. Bol, N., Dienlin, T., Kruikemeier, S., Sax, M., Boerman, S. C., Strycharz, J., . . . Vreese, C. H. de. (2018). Understanding the Effects of Personalization as a Privacy Calculus: Analyzing Self-Disclosure Across Health, News, and Commerce Contexts. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 23, 370–388. doi: 10.1093/jcmc/zmy020
2017 6. Dienlin, T., Masur, P. K., & Trepte, S. (2017). Displacement or reinforcement? The reciprocity of FtF, IM, and SNS communication and their effects on loneliness and life satisfaction. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 22, 71–87. doi: 10.1111/jcc4.12183
2016 5. Bartsch, M., & Dienlin, T. (2016). Control your Facebook: An analysis of online privacy literacy. Computers in Human Behavior, 56, 147-154. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.11.022 
  4. Dienlin, T., & Metzger, M. J. (2016). An extended privacy calculus model for SNSs-Analyzing self-disclosure and self-withdrawal in a U.S. representative sample. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 21, 368–383. doi: 10.1111/jcc4.12163 
  3. Trepte, S., Schmitt, J. B., & Dienlin, T. (2016). Good news! How reading valenced news articles influences positive distinctiveness and learning from news. Journal of Media Psychology, 1-13. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000182
2015 2. Dienlin, T., & Trepte, S. (2015). Is the privacy paradox a relic of the past? An in-depth analysis of privacy attitudes and privacy behaviors. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 285–297. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2049
2014 1. Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Reinecke, L. (2014). The influence of social support received in online and offline contexts on satisfaction with social support and satisfaction with life: A longitudinal study. Media Psychology, 18, 74–105. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2013.838904 

Books

2017 1. Dienlin, T. (2017). The psychology of privacy: Analyzing processes of media use and interpersonal communication. Dissertation. Hohenheim, Germany: University of Hohenheim. Retrieved from http://opus.uni-hohenheim.de/volltexte/2017/1315/

Book Chapters

2018 5. Masur, P., Teutsch, D., & Dienlin, T. (2018). Privatheit in der Online-Kommunikation [Privacy in online communication]. In Schweiger, W, & Beck, K. (Eds.), Handbuch Online-Kommunikation. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS.
2015 4. Dienlin, T. (2015). Ist die politische Meinung privat oder öffentlich? Der Blick der Medienpsychologie [Are political opinions private or public? An analysis from a media psychology perspective]. In P. Richter (Ed.), Privatheit, Öffentlichkeit und demokratische Willensbildung in Zeiten von Big Data (pp. 111-126). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.
2014 3. Dienlin, T. (2014). The privacy process model. In S. Garnett, S. Halft, M. Herz, & J.-M. Mönig (Eds.), Medien und Privatheit (pp. 105-122). Passau, Germany: Stutz.
  2. Trepte, S., & Dienlin, T. (2014). Privatsphäre im Internet [Privacy in the Internet]. In T. Porsch & S. Pieschl (Eds.), Neue Medien und deren Schatten (pp. 53-80). Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.
  1. Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Reinecke, L. (2014). Risky behaviors: How online experiences influence privacy behaviors. In B. Stark, O. Quiring, & N. Jackob (Eds.), Von der Gutenberg-Galaxis zur Google Galaxis (pp. 225-244). Wiesbaden, Germany: UVK.
In Print Dienlin, T. (2018). Das Privacy Paradox aus psychologischer Perspektive [The privacy paradox from a psychological perspective]. In L. Specht (Ed.), Handbuch Datenrecht und Digitalisierung. Berlin, Germany: Erich Schmidt Verlag.

Journal Articles (Not Peer-Reviewed) & Reports

2017 3. Masur, P., Teutsch, D., Dienlin, T., & Trepte, S. (2017). Informationelle Selbstbestimmung in Demokratieprozessen – Die Rolle der individuellen Online-Privatheitskompetenz. Neue soziale Bewegungen, 30, 180-189.
2015 2. Trepte, S., Masur, P. K., Dienlin, T. & Scharkow, M. (2015). Privatheitsbedürfnisse verschiedener Kommunikationstypen on- und offline: Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Studie zum Umgang mit persönlichen Inhalten. [Privacy needs of different communication types online and offline]. Media Perspektiven, 5, 250-257.
2013 1. Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Reinecke, L. (2013). Privacy, self-disclosure, social support, and social network site use. Research Report of a three-year panel study. Retrieved from University of Hohenheim website: http://opus.uni-hohenheim.de/volltexte/2013/889/

Awards & Grants

2017 Top Paper Award: “Dienlin, T., Trepte, S., & Scharkow, M. (2017). Self-Disclosure and the Affordances of SNSs: Testing the Privacy Calculus Within an Experimental Framework, ICA’s 67th Annual Conference, Division Communication and Technology.
2016 Promising Student Paper Award: „Bartsch, M. & Dienlin, T. (2016). Control your Facebook: An analysis of online privacy literacy“. ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Division Information Systems.
  Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), €1,452.
2015 Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), €1,430.
2013 Full Ph.D. Scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation for 3 years (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), €43,000.
  Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), €577.
2012 Best Diploma Thesis Award, Association for Business Psychology, School of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, €500.

Talks

Conferences Peer-Reviewed

2018 Bol, N., Dienlin, T., Kruikemeier, S., Sax, M., Boerman, S., Strycharz, J., . . . Vreese, C. de (2018, August). Understanding the effects of personalization as a privacy calculus: Analyzing self-disclosure across health, news, and commerce contexts, Paper presented at the 51st Annual Conference of the DGPs, Frankfurt, Germany.
  Dienlin, T., Bräunlich, K., & Trepte, S. (2018, September). Der Einfluss von Like und Dislike-Buttons auf die Selbstoffenbarung bei politischen Beteiligungsportalen. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Conference of the DGPs, Frankfurt, Germany.
  Bol, N., Dienlin, T., Kruikemeier, S., Sax, M., Boerman, S., Strycharz, J.,. . . Vreese, C. de (2018, May). Understanding the effects of personalization as a privacy calculus: Analyzing self-disclosure across health, news, and commerce contexts, Paper presented at the ICA’s 68th Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  Dienlin, T., Masur, P., & Trepte, S. (2018, May). A longitudinal analysis of the privacy paradox using RI-CLPM, Paper presented at the ICA’s 68th Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  Dienlin, T., Bräunlich, K., & Trepte, S. (2018, January). Der Einfluss von Like und Dislike-Buttons auf die Selbstoffenbarung bei politischen Beteiligungsportalen. 26st annual conference of the DGPuK Rezeptions und Wirkungsforschung, Hohenheim, Germany.
2017 Dienlin, T., Masur, P. K., & Trepte, S. (2017, September). Privacy concerns decrease self-disclosure online: A longitudinal analysis of the privacy paradox. 10th Conference of the Media Psychology Division, DGPs. Landau, Germany.
  Dienlin, T., Trepte, S., & Scharkow, M. (2017, May). Self-disclosure and the affordances of SNSs: Testing the privacy calculus within an experimental framework. Paper presented at the ICA’s 67th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
2016 Dienlin, T., Masur, P., & Trepte, S. (2016, September). Displacement or reinforcement? The reciprocity of FtF, IM, and SNS communication and their effects on loneliness and life-satisfaction. Paper presented at the DGPs’ 50th annual conference, Leipzig, Germany.
  Dienlin, T., Metzger, M. J. (2016, September). “I have nothing to hide”—Analyzing the relation between privacy needs and integrity. Paper presented at the the DGPs’ 50th annual conference, Leipzig, Germany.
  Bartsch, M., & Dienlin, T. (2016, June). Control your Facebook: An analysis of online privacy literacy. Paper presented at the ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
  Dienlin, T., Masur, P., & Trepte, S. (2016, June). Displacement or reinforcement? The reciprocity of FtF, IM, and SNS communication and their effects on loneliness and life satisfaction. Paper presented at the ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
  Dienlin, T., & Metzger, M. J. (2016a, June). An extended privacy calculus model for SNSsAnalyzing self-disclosure and privacy behaviors in a U.S. representative sample. Paper presented at the ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
  Dienlin, T., & Metzger, M. J. (2016b, June). ‘I have nothing to hide’Analyzing the relation between privacy needs and integrity. Paper presented at the ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
  Vitak, J., Kisselburgh, L., Zimmer, M. T., Pearce, K., Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Masur, P. K. (2016, June). New communication technologies: Issues of privacy, power & control. Talk delivered at the ICA’s 66th Annual Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
2015 Dienlin, T., Trepte, S., & Schmitt, J. B. (2015, May). Good news! How reading one-sided news articles influences positive distinctiveness and learning from news. Paper presented at the ICA’s 65th Annual Conference, San Juan, PR.
2014 Dienlin, T. (2014, May). The privacy process model: A new theoretical approach towards a better understanding of privacy. Paper presented at the ICA’s 64th Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.
  Dienlin, T., & Trepte, S. (2014, May). Is the privacy paradox a relic of the past? An in-depth analysis of privacy attitudes and privacy behaviors. Paper presented at the ICA’s 64th Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.
  Trepte, S., & Dienlin, T. (2014, May). Risky behaviors: How online experiences influence privacy behaviors. Paper presented at the ICA’s 64th Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.
2013 Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Reinecke, L. (2013, June). Online vs. offline social support: How do they pay into satisfaction with social support and satisfaction with life? Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of the ICA, London, UK.
  Dienlin, T. (2013, June). Optimizing advertisement design—An application of the elaboration likelihood model in an experimental setting. Presentation held at the 63rd Annual Conference of the ICA, London, UK.
  Trepte, S., Dienlin, T., & Reinecke, L. (2013, May). Risky Behaviors – Der Einfluss negativer Erfahrungen in sozialen Netzwerken auf die informationale, psychische und soziale Privatsphäre. [Risky behaviors: How online experiences influence informational, psychological, and social privacy behaviors]. Paper presented at the the DGPs’ 49th annual conference, Mainz, Germany.
  Dienlin, T., Trepte, S., & Reinecke, L. (2013, January). The Real Thing: Eine Längsschnittstudie zum Vergleich von Online- und Offline Sozialkapital und ihrer Wirkung auf Lebenszufriedenheit. [The real thing: a longitudinal comparison of online and offline social capital and their effect on life satisfaction]. Presentation held at the DGPuK’s 21st conference of the Rezeptions- und Wirkungsforschung, Vienna, Austria.
2010 Meinhardt, G., Meinhardt-Injac, B., Persike, M., Mayer, S., & Dienlin, T. (2010, August). The time course of the face inversion effect for horizontal, vertical and featural relations. European Conference on Visual Perception, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Conferences (Not Peer-Reviewed) & Invited Talks

2018 Dienlin, T., & Bräunlich, K. (2018, October). Popularity cues and the privacy calculus on online participation platforms. Paper presented at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  Trepte, S., & Dienlin, T. (2018, October). Privacy paradox versus privacy calculus. Paper presented at the Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2017 Dienlin, T. (2017, November). Understanding self-disclosure online: The privacy paradox, privacy calculus, and longitudinal effects. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  Dienlin, T. (2017, November). Social media, longitudinal research, and reproducible analyses. University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  Dienlin, T., & Bräunlich, K. (2017, June). Privatheits- und Kommunikationsverhalten auf Online-Beteiligungsplattformen. Conference “Privatheit und Informationsgesellschaft”, Koblenz, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2017, April). Das Privacy Paradox aus medienpsychologischer Perspektive [The privacy paradox from a media psychology perspective]. CRISP – Center for Research in Security and Privacy, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2017, February). Privatheit und neue soziale Medien – passt das zusammen? Eine Bestandsanalyse modernen Kommunikationsverhaltens [Privacy and new social media – how do they belong together?]. Diakonie Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany.
2016 Dienlin, T. (2016, September). Psychologische Kosten-Nutzen-Modelle: Vorhersage individuellen Privatheitsverhaltens auf sozialen Netzwerkseiten [Psychological cost-benefit-models: Predicting individual privacy behavior on SNSs]. Volkswagen Foundation, Frankfurt, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2016, July). Die Wirkung von Musik auf die Persönlichkeit Jugendlicher [The effects of music on the personality of adolescents]. German Academic Scholarship Foundation, Florence, Italy.
2015 Beckedahl, M., Dienlin, T., Peifer, K.-N., & Schwanitz, T. (2015, November). Vernetzt und abgefischt im Datenmeer – Brauchen wir den Digitalen Neustart? [Big data everywhere. Do we need a digital reboot?]. Ministry of Justice in North Rhine-Westphalia, Berlin, Germany.
  Stähle, H., & Dienlin, T. (2015, September). Religion and the social web. Discussing implications for privacy, personality, and propaganda. German Academic Scholarship Foundation, Granada, Spain.
  Dienlin, T. (2015, May). Was macht das Internet mit uns? Privatheit, ein veraltetes Konzept? [What does the Internet do with us? Privacy, an obsolete concept?]. University of Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2015, April). Grundlegende Konzepte der Wirklichkeitskonstruktion durch Medien [Concepts of how the media construct reality]. German Academic Scholarship Foundation, University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2015, January). Social Media – Aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse und Nutzungsempfehlungen [Social media—Overview of current research and best practices]. casusQuo GmbH, Hannover, Germany.
2014 Dienlin, T. (2014, April). Neue soziale Medien – Eine Gesellschaft verändert sich [The new social media—A society is changing]. German Police Academy, Ainring, Germany.
2013 Dienlin, T. (2013, September). Explaining privacy related behaviors on SNSs. School of Communication, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  Dienlin, T. (2013, April). Neue soziale Medien – Eine Gesellschaft verändert sich [New social media—A society is changing]. German Police University, Münster, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2013, February). Eine Analyse antezedenter Faktoren von Privatsphäreverhalten im Social Web [Analyzing antecedent factors of privacy behaviors in the social web]. DFG-Graduiertenkolleg Medien und Privatheit, Passau, Germany.
2012 Dienlin, T. (2012, October). Neue soziale Medien – Eine Gesellschaft verändert sich [New social media—A society is changing]. Police Department Osnabrück, Nordhorn, Germany.
  Dienlin, T. (2012, September). Neue soziale Medien – Eine Gesellschaft verändert sich [New social media—A society is changing]. German Police University, Münster, Germany.

Teaching

Courses

M.A. Advanced statistics (Lecture), 2018, University of Hohenheim.
Online political participation (Seminar),
2017, University of Hohenheim.
Current research questions in media psychology (Seminar), 2016, University of Hohenheim.
B.A. Media psychology (Seminar), 2017, University of Hohenheim.
Seminar media psychology (Seminar), 2016, University of Hohenheim.
Quantitative methods (Lecture), 2012, Hamburg Media School.

Thesis Supervision

M.A. Kamilli, A. (2019); Schiefer, D. (2019); Luksch, V. (2018); Toth, R. (2018); Zurbrügg, E. (2018); Brade, U., & Scheuermann, F. (2013); Bartsch, M. (2013).
B.A. Burkhardt, J. (2019); Rabe, L. (2018); Rakumo, E. (2018); Saur, M. (2018); Schulz, B. (2018); Kazaz, S. (2018); Haag, C. (2017); Hansen, K. (2017); Heck, N. (2017); Ordu, S. (2017); Liedtke, A. (2016); Erlmoser, V. (2016); Frey, I. (2015); Rempel, D. (2015); Böhm, T. (2012).

Workshops

2017 Dienlin, T., Masur, P. (2017). Increasing privacy: Empowerment or paternalism? Workshop held at “New Frontiers in Social Media Research – International Summer School 2017”, Duisburg, Germany.

Media Coverage

2019 Der Standard (2019-01-11). https://goo.gl/mmCAHN
  Real Scientist (2019-11-06). https://goo.gl/y61dt3
2018 SWR (2018-12-27). https://goo.gl/z7b9fg
  Deutschlandfunk (2018-12-02). https://goo.gl/WBPjiT
  SWR (2018-12). https://goo.gl/aXvpWq
  Ze.tt (2018-11-23). https://goo.gl/V2X8WN
  Bistumspresse (2018-09-05). https://goo.gl/BCuJjm
  Kurier (2018-09-05). https://goo.gl/HSwRR1
  Deutschlandfunk Nova (2018-08-21). https://goo.gl/Y7soJj
  SWR (2018-07-30).
  Ruhrnachrichten (2018-03-17). https://goo.gl/7N95ZX
2017 Radio NRW (2017-09-29). https://goo.gl/VEr7T8
  Jetzt.de (2017-07-11). https://goo.gl/BeuApS
  Baadische Zeitung (2017-09-01). https://goo.gl/DXgPR4
  HR Info: Netzzeit (2017-07-15). https://goo.gl/WcKFvJ
  SWR Aktuell (2017-07-14). https://goo.gl/Wjbg4J
  Jetzt.de (2017-07-11). https://goo.gl/BeuApS
  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2017-07-11). https://goo.gl/VHNqUD
  DasDing (2017-07-11). https://goo.gl/PCK2M8
  Deutschland Radio Kultur: Breitband (2017.06.24). https://goo.gl/Aa3Fua
  Noizz (2017-03-11). https://goo.gl/zuDOHr
2016 PC Magazin (2016-08). https://goo.gl/1n66es
  SWR Landessschau (2016-05-25). https://goo.gl/DeM9Za
  Die Rheinpfalz (2016-03-13). https://goo.gl/ArjMDv
2015 Weserkurier (2015-11-19). https://goo.gl/j1Wo6S
  Stuttgart Zeitung (2015-06-12). https://goo.gl/PxrVpa
2014 Die Welt (2014-10-18). https://goo.gl/3z7d7R
2013 Käpsele (2013-11). https://goo.gl/qMQvaE
  Die Tagesthemen (2013-06-25). https://goo.gl/awZvKe
  Deutschlandradio (2013-06-25). https://goo.gl/NahPQM

Services

Reviewing

  • Journals: Behavior & Information Technology (1), Communication Research (1), Computers in Human Behavior (2), Cyberpsychology and Social Networks (1), Decision Sciences (1), International Journal of Electronic Business (2), International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (1), Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (2), Journal of Communication (1), Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (3), Journal of Information Technology (1), Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (2), International Journal of Communication (1), Media Psychology (5), Mobile Media & Communication (1), New Media & Society (3), Science Technology and Human Values (3), Social Media + Society (1).
  • Conferences: DGPs Biannual Conference Division Media Psychology, ICA’s Annual Conference Division InfoSys, ICA’s Annual Conference Division CaT, DGPuK’s Annual Conference, DGPuK’s Annual Conference Division RezFo, European Conference on Information Systems, International Conference on Information Systems.
  • For an overview, see: https://publons.com/author/1460653/tobias-dienlin

Stewardship

  • Examination board (Prüfungsausschuss), University of Hohenheim.
  • Admission commissioner, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes.

Memberships

  • International Communication Association (ICA), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK).

Expert Reports

  • Court decision: Can the social development of adolescents be impaired by listening to extreme right-wing music? File number: 24 OWi 12 Js 918/15, District Court of Weiden, Germany (2016). https://goo.gl/VwE7Gn.