Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier

Prof. Dr. Adrian Meier

School of Business, Economics and Society
Assistant Professorship for Communication Science

Room: Room 2.015
Findelgasse 7/9
90402 Nürnberg


Since February 2021, Adrian Meier is Tenure-Track Assistant Professor for Communication Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Since February 2024, he also serves as Deputy Chair for Communication Science at FAU. He previously worked as Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam (Oct. 2020 – Jan. 2021) and as Research Associate at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (2015 – 2020). There, he also completed his PhD in Communication Science (Aug. 2020) as well as a MA in Communication Science (2013 – 2015) and a BA in Communication and Political Sciences (2010 – 2013).

Adrian Meier investigates the positive and negative consequences of digital communication (e.g., via smartphones and social media) for users’ well-being, health, and self-regulation. His current research focusses on users’ digital well-being at the interface of work and leisure, for instance, digital stress, availability pressures, procrastinatory media use, and digital communication when working from home.

His research has been published in leading journals of the Communication and Media Psychology disciplines, such as Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Human Communication Research, New Media & Society, and Media Psychology. His doctoral thesis received the Dordick Dissertation Award of the Communication & Technology Division of the International Communication Association and the Dissertation Award of the German Communication Association. Adrian Meier serves as ad-hoc reviewer for journals and conferences and as editorial board member of the journals Media Psychology, Journal of Media Psychology and Mobile Media & Communication.

A full CV and list of publications can be found here.

Besides the publications of the Assistant Professorship you can find more information and current research by Adrian Meier here: