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.

University Lecturer
Dr. Stephan G. Humer
Internet Sociologist and Computer Scientist

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 honors)

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

Current academic tasks

Research Director and Senior Lecturer, Hochschule Fresenius Berlin

Senior Fellow: Honorary Member of the Digital Class, Berlin University of the Arts [since 2015], Founder of the Internet Sociology Department („Arbeitsbereich Internetsoziologie“), Berlin University of the Arts [2012]

Security Researcher, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Freie Universität Berlin [since 2015]

Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, Berlin School of Economics and Law [since 2010, teaching Informatics and Business Intelligence], University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg [since 2013, teaching Security Management and Social Engineering]

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

Academic tasks in the past

Research Director, Berlin University of the Arts [2012 – 2015]

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

Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, Berlin University of the Arts [2006 – 2012]

Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, researching and teaching Statistics (graduate level), Database Management/SQL (post graduate and graduate level) [2007 – 2011] and supervising bachelor exams [2010 – 2014], teaching Data Security and Privacy Theory [2006 – 2007], 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]

Computing instructor/Tutor, Freie Universität 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.

Henkel: Kein Zurückweichen vor Gewalttätern https://t.co/rkzVOVI4nT @NTFeV #linksextremismus
- Freitag Jun 24 - 3:50pm

Sehr gut dargestellt v. @Thomas__Weber: "Eliten in der EU haben (..) den Willen des Volkes ein Stück weit ignoriert" https://t.co/j22GMhQMce
- Freitag Jun 24 - 3:05pm

RT @imraansiddiqi: The world is being taken over by hair monsters. https://t.co/0QobEPdmv5
- Freitag Jun 24 - 1:18pm

Such a pity: people were asked - and they delivered an answer. Mensch, da wird das Volk befragt - und es antwortet prompt #Brexit
- Freitag Jun 24 - 8:47am

"Was ist schiefgelaufen? Das müssen sich alle fragen. Antworten hat niemand. Auch wir Deutschen nicht." Falsch. https://t.co/hIQVxSdTdE
- Freitag Jun 24 - 7:17am

"Junge Linke haben Bezug zur Unterschicht verloren" - und damit (vorerst) den Kampf gegen die #AfD https://t.co/sghQsR9eSl #medienanalyse
- Donnerstag Jun 23 - 12:36pm

Interview mit mir bei @20min: Bei Terror hofft man auf den Faktor Glück https://t.co/1mDfaL3bJu @NTFeV #terrorismus #jihad #überwachung
- Donnerstag Jun 23 - 11:25am

RT @bendiek: Ein echtes Herzensanliegen - Programmieren wird wie Lesen, Schreiben, Rechnen sein. #CodeYourLife, macht Spass! https://t.co/…
- Donnerstag Jun 23 - 7:29am

Wie erkennt man ewiggestrige Bürobesucher? Daran, daß sie darüber lachen, wie wenig Bücher im Büro stehen #SchonmaldieGegenwartgecheckt?
- Mittwoch Jun 22 - 3:19pm

RT @TomSchreiberMdA: Ekelhaft! Der Bundesvorsitzende der DPOLG trifft die Bundesvorsitzende der AFD! Hauptsache in die Presse. Peinliche Tr…
- Mittwoch Jun 22 - 3:18pm

RT @bzberlin: 300 Polizisten beschützen 22 Bauarbeiter! #Flüchtlinge sollen in #Rigaer 94 einziehen https://t.co/uLmQUm9FZb https://t.co/hP…
- Mittwoch Jun 22 - 9:12am

Ex-IS-Kämpfer - "Ich möchte kein Blut an meinen Händen haben" https://t.co/Xdx2deVSHk @NTFeV
- Mittwoch Jun 22 - 8:36am

F.A.Z. exklusiv: „Die Linke ist weder regierungswillig noch regierungsfähig“ https://t.co/rtlxtV3oPa via @faznet
- Dienstag Jun 21 - 3:47pm

RT @PeterRNeumann: Not sure about this one: New tool to take down terrorism images spurs debate on what constitutes extremist content https…
- Dienstag Jun 21 - 11:08am

Sehr gut: Erdogan scheitert mit Beschwerde gegen Springer https://t.co/9eLTCFMgnc via @SPIEGELONLINE
- Dienstag Jun 21 - 10:58am

RT @TomHall: The United States & the Soviet Union establish a "Hot Line" #OnThisDay in 1963 to Prevent a Nuclear War! https://t.co/KwAQc…
- Dienstag Jun 21 - 7:07am

Spinner oder Gefährder? Gefährliche Spinner! "Wenn "Reichsbürger" sich mit Kalaschnikows bewaffnen" https://t.co/I5m95CJnMg via @welt
- Montag Jun 20 - 12:12pm

RT @TomSchreiberMdA: Jetzt folgt die Anhörung zur Videoüberwachung. Danach schaut die Welt etwas anders aus. Das Gesetz muss verbessert wer…
- Montag Jun 20 - 11:59am

Internetsoziologie-FAQ mit zahlreichen Updates https://t.co/2fumeTgsFf
- Montag Jun 20 - 7:34am