Curriculum Vitae

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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 Visiting scholar, School of Communication, The Ohio State University,
2 months.
Research assistant, University of Hohenheim, 3 years.
Ph.D. fellowship, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), 3 years.
2012 Research associate, School of Media Management, Hamburg Media School,
1 year.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles Peer-Reviewed

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

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.
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.

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 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

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. 2. Online political participation from a media psychology perspective. (2017). University of Hohenheim. 1. Current research questions in media psychology. (2016). University of Hohenheim.
B.A. 3. ‘Top-down or button up’—Application of psychological theories on specific media phenomena. (2017). University of Hohenheim. 2. ‘Top-down or button up’—Application of psychological theories on specific media phenomena (2016). University of Hohenheim. 1. Quantitative methods. (2012). Hamburg Media School.

Thesis Supervision

M.A. 4. Toth, R. (2018). Bittersweet symphony: Nostalgia and melancholy in music reception. 3. Zurbrügg, E. (2018). It’s a Man’s World: Der Einfluss des Geschlechts auf die Beteiligung an politischen Online-Diskussionen. 2. Brade, U., & Scheuermann, F. (2013). Social TV: Interaktive Fernsehen auf der virtuellen Coach. 1. Bartsch, M. (2013). Impressivacy – Or how to unite impression management & privacy concerns on Facebook.
B.A. 9. Haag, C. (2017). Inwieweit kann das Storytelling als Content-Marketing-Strategie für die Selbstvermarktung auf Instagram genutzt werden? 8. Hansen, K. (2017). Does materialism breed narcissistic personalities? Analyzing the correlation between materialistic values and narcissistic self-display on Social Media. 7. Heck, N. (2017). Über den Einfluss von Instagram auf das temporäre Selbstwertgefühl. 6. Ordu, S. (2017). Geschickte Werbung oder überschätzter Hype? Eine explorative Studie über die Motive für das Folgen von Influencern auf Instagram. Bachelor thesis. 5. Liedtke, A. (2016). Sharing pictures: One app is not enough. 4. Erlmoser, V. (2016). Sorry! No data available. 3. Frey, I. (2015). Selbstoptimierung oder Selbstoffenbarung? Eine quantitative Untersuchung des Zusammenhangs von Persönlichkeit und Privatsphäreeinstellung bei Wearables. 2. Rempel, D. (2015). Follow my weekend – Der Zusammenhang zwischen Selbstoffenbarung und dem Erfolg von YouTube Vlogs. 1. Böhm, T. (2012). Privat oder nur beschränkt? – Privatheit von Profilen auf Social Network Sites im Fokus: Vergleiche zwischen Maßen zur Erfassung von Privatheit.

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

2018 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), 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 (2), Journal of Information Technology (1), Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (2), Media Psychology (3), Mobile Media & Communication (1), New Media & Society (2), Science Technology and Human Values (3).
  • 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.

Stewardship

  • Examination board (Prüfungsausschuss), University of Hohenheim.

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.

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