Fabian Zimmermann, M.A.

Fabian Zimmermann, M.A.

Academic Staff
University of Mannheim
Institute for Media and Communication Studies
B 6, 30–32 – Room 437
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-3080
Fax: +49 621 181-1399
Consultation hour(s):
By appointment

Fabian Zimmermann is research associate and doctoral student at the Department of Media and Communication Studies. He received his B.A. and M.A. degree in communications from the University of Münster. He is primarily concerned with the social antecedents and consequences of political disinformation (“fake news”) as part of his Ph.D. Besides, his research focus is on media trust and distrust as well as mediatization of society. Aside from several theory-based courses, he holds classes on the principles and applications of quantitative methods in social sciences.