Svenja Hagenhoff is Professor in Erlangen since 2011. Previously, she was director of the Research Institute of Media Economy at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Austria) and leader of a research group at the University of Goettingen. She had research and teaching stays at universities in Hildesheim, Los Angeles and Lübeck. She did her PhD thesis (2001) as well as her Habilitation (2007) in the fields of Information Systems and Business Administration. Her research and teaching topics in Erlangen are the media industry with a focus on written media as well as application-oriented technology aspects in this domain.
At the institute responsible for the holder of the Professorship for Book Studies, esp. E-Publishing and Digital Markets | Head of the Institute for Book Studies.
Involvements at the FAU spokesperson of the Steering Board of the Department of Media Studies and Art History since winter semester 2013/2014 | Member of the board of the Interdisciplinary Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences | Member of the Steering Board of the Department of Media Studies and Art History (2011-2013).
External activitiesDeputy spokesperson of the Media Economics section of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) | Member of the editorial board of the Goettingen Schriften zur Internetforschung | Member of the advisory council of the St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences | Reviewer of the accreditation institute ASIIN | chairperson of the technical committee Business Informatics/Information Systems of the accreditation institute ASIIN | Reviewer of the accreditation institute ACQUIN | Reviewer of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) | Permanent reviewer of the following journals and conferences: Business Information Systems and Engineering,International Journal of Mobile Communications, Medienwirtschaft, HMD-Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik;Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik, Jahrestagung Wirtschaftsinformatik.
AwardsBest Paper Award for the paper Hydra – An Application Framework for the Development of Context-Aware Mobile Services, together with Thorsten Caus und Stefan Christmann (access via SpingerLink).
MembershipsVerband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaftslehre (German Academic Association for Business Research) | Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society) | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (German Communication Association) | European Media Management Association (emma) | Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft | Alumni Göttingen e.V.