Contemporary China Speaker Series | Digital China: Managing Citizen Participation under Political Change | Daniela Stockmann, professor of digital governance, Hertie School, Berlin
Zoom Meeting ID: 929 1231 9679
Speaker: Daniela Stockmann is professor of digital governance at the Hertie School. Her current research focuses on platform regulation in the United States, China and Europe. Her most recent project, funded by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council, explores the impact of the technological design of social media platforms on user behavior regarding politics in China.
Stockmann holds degrees from the University of Rochester and the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2007). Before joining the Hertie School faculty, she was associate professor of political science at Leiden University. Her book, “Media Commercialization and Authoritarian Rule in China” (Cambridge University Press, 2013), received the 2015 Goldsmith Book Prize awarded by the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy. Beyond her academic work, she has served as advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands and to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier during his 2018 visit to China.