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Jo Groebel

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Jo Groebel  is the director of the German Digital Institute in Berlin. Before, he was Director General of the European Institute for the Media and professor of Media Psychology at the Utrecht University, amongst other positions.

Jo Groebel holds visiting professorships at UCLA, St. Gallen Universtity und Amsterdam University. He did reseach in cooperation with the  Universities of Harvard, Cambridge, Yale and Columbia. He published books about causes of terrorism and violence, the media and digitization as author or editor, among them are Germany and the Digital World (Groebel & Gehrke, 2003); Television over the Internet (Noam, Groebel, Gerbag, 2004) and Mobile Media (Groebel, Noam, Feldmann, 2006). He was co-founder and is editor of the technical journals Medienpsychologie and Trends in Communication.

Jo Groebel regularly creates surveys for the Guggenheim Foundation, DFG (German Research Foundation) and the Dutch National Science Foundation. He advices companies and governments on media policy and media structure issues, e.g. the former German Presidents Richard von Weizsäcker and Roman Herzog, the former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and the current Chancellor Angela Merkel, several minister-presidents and heads of government, e.g. Bill Clinton, Willem Kok and Zoran Djindjic.

Jo Groebel was honored with the "Outstanding Contributions Award" of the International Council of Psychologists in Tokyo in 1990 and with the honorary membership of the Association of European Journalists in 2002.


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