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Alexander Buhmann

Assistant Professor - Department of Communication and Culture

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Dr. Alexander Buhmann is Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication and Culture at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo. He is also currently a Research Fellow (2016–2018) at the Center on Public Diplomacy at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California. Previously, he was Research Assistant at the DCM – Department of Communication and Media Research (2011–15) at the University of Fribourg (CH) and at the Department of Media Studies (2009–2011) at the University of Siegen (GER) as well as Visiting Researcher (summer 2013/2014) at Santa Clara University (USA), and Visiting Lecturer (summer 2013/2014) at Stanford University (USA). Alexander studied media and communication at the University of Siegen, Goethe University Frankfurt (GER) and University of Fribourg. He holds an M.A. in media studies from the University of Siegen and a Ph.D. in social sciences from the University of Fribourg.

Alexander’s current research focuses on public relations, corporate communication, and public diplomacy. He has had articles published in several leading journals including the International Communication Gazette, Scientometrics, Public Relations Review, Journal of Communication Management, and The European Journal of Communication Research.

Alexander’s teaching areas include public relations and corporate communication with a special focus on international communication, public diplomacy, and communication evaluation.
Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
2015 University of Fribourg Ph.D.
2010 University of Siegen M.A.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2016 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Assistant Professor
2016 - Present USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Research Fellow
2011 - 2015 University of Fribourg Research Assistant
2013 - 2014 University of Santa Clara Visiting Researcher
2011 - 2011 University of Siegen Research Assistant
2009 - 2010 University of Siegen Undergraduate Assistant
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