Steering Committee

MeCoDEM’s Steering Committee (SC) is the main decision making body of the consortium. Membership of the SC includes the leaders of the partner institutions of the consortium.
The Steering Committee consists of the following members:

  • Katrin Voltmer, PhD, Professor of Communication and Democracy at the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds (UK) – Chair
  • Christian ChristensenProfessor of Journalism at the Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University (Sweden)
  • Irene Neverla, Professor of Journalism and Communication Studies at the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Hamburg (Germany)
  • Gamal Soltan, PhD, Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Political Science, American University in Cairo (Egypt)
  • Nicole Stremlau, PhD, Head of the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford (UK)
  • Barbara ThomassProfessor for International Comparison of Media Systems at the Institute for Media Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
  • Nebojša Vladisavljević, Professor for Comparative Politics at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Herman Wasserman Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at the  University of Cape Town (South Africa)