Academic Positions

  • Present 2018

    Associate Professor

    Babeș-Bolyai University, College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences

  • Present 2013

    Lecturer

    Babeș-Bolyai University, College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences

  • 2009 2013

    Assistant

    Babeș-Bolyai University, College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences

  • 2008 2009

    Research Assistant

    Babeș-Bolyai University, College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2012

    Ph.D. in Sociology

    Babeș-Bolyai University

  • M.A.2009

    Master of Media Communication

    Babeș-Bolyai University

  • B.A.2008

    Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

    Babeș-Bolyai University

  • B.Sc.2008

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    Babeș-Bolyai University

Other Experiences

  • 2012 - 2015
    ”Integrated Journalism in Europe” researcher
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    ”Integrated Journalism in Europe” – project team member/ researcher in consortium: Pompeu Fabra University, Paris 8 University, Babeș-Bolyai University, Danish School of Media, Linaeus University
  • 2014 - 2015
    Executive Editor
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    Transilvania International Film Festival's official publication - AperiTIFF.
  • 2013 - 2014
    Invited lecturer
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    Erasmus Intensive Program Production de l’information et practique journalistique en Europe”, Paris 8 University, Westminster University, Pompeu Fabra University, Babeș-Bolyai University – August-September 2013 & 2014
  • June-July 2014
    Guest researcher/lecturer
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    Study of the US Institute on Journalism and Media, Ohio University
  • October 2013
    Panel Chair, Organiser
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    Media Convergence International Conference, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca Romania, 23-26 October 2013
  • 2009 - 2012
    Research team member
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    „E-marketing and software quality management based on eye tracking analysis” Financed through the Program PN II IDEI PCE, 2008 competition, Code 2443/2009, Period: 2009-2011.Host institution: Babes-Bolyai University Facultatea de Stiinte Economice si Gestiunea Afacerilor; Grant director Lecturer Robert Buchmann Ph.D., FSEGA, UBB
  • November 2012
    Panel Chair
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    New Media and the Public Sphere International Conference,University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8-9 November 2012
  • 2010
    First Prize (interinstitutional)
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    Part of a team of 5 Ph.D. students in the System Specifications Proposals Competitions part of POSDRU 21/1.5/G/37486 project for ensuring the quality, visibility and interdisciplinarity of Ph.D. programs
  • 2010
    Doctoral participant
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    The Political Economy of ICT: Social networking – Ph.D. Summer School, Skagen, Denmark, 22-27 of August, 2010.
  • 2010
    Visiting doctoral researcher
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    Visiting doctoral researcher at Carlos III University, Madrid under supervision of professor Juan Carlos Sánchez Illán.
  • 2010
    Participant grant
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    PetaMedia (European Network of Excellence) grant for participation in 1st Spring School on Social Media Retrieval (Interlaken, 2010)
  • 2009
    Editor-in-chief
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    Contact Cultural” online and print cultural magazine (2007-2009)
  • 2008
    First prize (national) with Sm@rtDEV team
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    Microsoft Imagine Cup 2008 Software Design - national competition. Participant in the Imagine Cup '08 World Finals, Paris.
  • 2007
    Excellence award (national)
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    Student of the Year National Competition - for Journalism students.