Dr. Kathrin Friederike Müller

Lecturer at the Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft
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Department of Communication
Bispinghof 9-14, Building E
D-48143 Münster

Phone.: +49 251 83-24260
Fax: +49 251 83-21310


by appointment via mail

  • Short CV

    Born in 1978 in Bochum (Germany), schooling and university entrance-diploma in Celle (Germany). From 1997 to 2003 studies in Communications, Dramatics and Comparative Literature at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and at Université Charles-de-Gaulle - Lille 3. After reaching a master’s degree, Kathrin Müller did a PhD at at the Department of Communications and Media Culture, Leuphana University Lüneburg, which she passed with distinction in 2009. Her doctoral thesis discusses the appropriation and usage of Brigitte, a German women’s magazine. In brief, it examines how the reception of Brigitte is linked to biography, everyday life and doing gender.

    Before starting to work at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Kathrin Müller worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Leuphana University from 2010 until 2012. In advance, she was employed as a research assistant for the joint research project Spitzenfrauen im Fokus der Medien. Die mediale Repräsentation von weiblichen und männlichen Führungskräften in Politik, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft (Head: Prof. Dr. Jutta Röser). During 2005 until 2008, she was a lecturer at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Additionally, she taught two semesters at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in 2005.