Jörg Matthes (Austria)

Jörg Matthes is Professor of Communication Science and Head of the Department of Communication, University of Vienna, Austria. He received his PhD from the University of Zurich.

His research focuses on advertising effects, public opinion formation, political persuasion, and empirical methods. He has published more than 100 journal articles and his research received awards from the German Communication Association, the International Communication Association, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the German Psychological Association, the World Association for Public Opinion Research, and the Swiss Association for Market and Social Research. In 2014, he received the Young Scholar Award by ICA and two years later, he received AEJMC’s Hillier Krieghbaum Under 40 Award. He is currently Associate Editor of Human Communication Research, Editor-in-Chief of Communication Methods & Measures, and former Associate Editor of the Journal of Communication.

More information can be found on his website.