CV [en]

  1. Education
  2. Current academic tasks
  3. Academic tasks in the past
  4. Courses taught
  5. Courses developed
  6. Lectures
  7. Refereeing, Expert committees
  8. Memberships
  9. Recent publications
  10. Interviews, Appearances, etc.

Dr. Stephan G. Humer

Research Director and Founder, Internet Sociology Department
Principal Investigator, Digital Security Research

Digital Class, Berlin University of the Arts

Education

Dr. phil. (summa cum laude) in Sociology (winner, German Science and Humanities Council competition) Free University of Berlin (winner, federal and state initiative for excellence), 2007 (equivalent to Ph.D. )

Graduated in Sociology, Psychology and Journalism (German grade called „Diplom-Soziologe“), Free University of Berlin, 2005 (equivalent to Master of Arts with highest honors)

Pre-diploma graduation („Vordiplom“) in Sociology, Free University of Berlin, 2002 (comparable to a Bachelor of Arts)

Current academic tasks

Research Director, Digital Class (several winners, ARS Electronica PRIX 2008 and 2009), Berlin University of the Arts [since 2008]

Founder of the Internet Sociology Department (“Arbeitsbereich Internetsoziologie”), Berlin University of the Arts [2008/official expansion with a perennial perspective in 2012]

Chairman of the Board, Association “Netzwerk Terrorismusforschung e. V.” (Terrorism Research Network) [since 2013]

Undergraduate supervisor, Berlin University of the Arts [since 2007]

Graduate supervisor, Berlin University of the Arts [since 2006]

Academic tasks in the past

Lecturer, Berlin University of the Arts [2006 - 2012]

Research Director, Digitization Lab, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam [2009 - 2011]

Senior Fellow, researching and teaching Statistics (graduate level), Database Management/SQL (post graduate and graduate level) [2007 - 2011] and supervising bachelor exams [2010 - 2012], University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

Research Director: “The Potsdam Project”, researching and developing a web-based archive and database solution for the “GDR prefab building Information Center”, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam [2010 - 2011]

Postdoc Research Fellow: “myID.privat” (Anonymity and pseudonymity in the process of online authentication with secure electronic identities/Technical University Berlin, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Bundesdruckerei) [2009 - 2010]

Substitute for Professor Dr. Rainer Rumpel, teaching Information Retrieval and Data Mining, Berlin School of Economics and Law [2011]

Substitute for Professor Dr. Rolf Daessler, teaching MySQL, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam [2007 and 2010]

Substitute for Professor Dr. Guenther Neher, teaching Information research strategies, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam [2007]

Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, teaching Data Security and Privacy Theory [2006 - 2007]

Computing instructor, Free University of Berlin [2003 – 2005]

Tutor, Free University of Berlin [2003 – 2005]

Courses taught

Post graduate

- Database Management / MySQL
- Social Engineering

Graduate

- Statistics
- Networked Systems Theory
- Data Security and Privacy Theory
- Research program for empirical studies
- Social Engineering

Undergraduate

- Methods of Social Research
- XML and Scan-to-Web/Virtual Library
- Networked Systems Theory
- Database Management / MySQL
- Data Security and Privacy Theory
- Computing for social scientists (Beginners)
- Computing for social scientists (Advanced)
- Information research strategies
- Internet and Society (Sociology of the Internet)

Courses developed

- “Statistics” for the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
- “Database Management” for the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
- “Networked Systems Theory” for the Berlin University of the Arts
- “Data Security and Privacy Theory” for the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
- “Computing for social scientists” for the Free University of Berlin
- “Internet technologies and Webmastering”, a special course for Red Cross Webmasters in Germany
- “Research program for empirical studies” in collaboration with the German Red Cross in Berlin
- “Social Engineering” for the University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg
- “Internet and Society” for the Bucerius Law School Hamburg
- “Methods of Social Research” for the University of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and Management, Berlin
- “Terrorism Research” for a private German Educational Institution in collaboration with the Federal Agency for Civic Education

Lectures

See German info page.

Refereeing, Expert committees

See German info page.

Memberships

See German info page.

Recent publications

See German info page.

Interviews, Appearances, etc.

See German info page.