Teresa Völker

Teresa Völker is a researcher in the research programme ‘Knowledge & Society’ at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). In the research group ‘Innovation & Entrepreneuship’ she leads the project ‘Digitale Weiterbildung’ which is part of the initiative ‘Gemeinsam Digital’ initiated by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, aiming to support small and medium-sized enterprises with digital transformation.

She graduated with a Master of Arts in Social Sciences from the Humboldt University Berlin (Specialization Democracy and Transformation) and King’s College London (Specialization: Digital Participation). Previously, she completed her BA in Political Science, Sociology and Media and Communication at Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf and Università degli Studi di Milano.

Besides, Teresa worked as a Graduate Assistant at HIIG in the research programme ‘Knowledge & Society’ on the shifts in knowledge production, organisation and transfer. Prior to that she worked in the Executive Education programme at Hertie School of Governance and in the scientific policy advice at the Forschungsinitiative NRW in Europa (FINE) and Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI).

Teresa is an editor of the blog journal Elephant in the Lab, which critically examines the scientific system.

Teresa Völker

Position

Researcher: Knowledge & Society

Lectures and presentations

Deliberative Democracy in the Age of Social Media
Symposium: Future Visions for a Democratic Internet (Session: Democratic Participation in the Digital Society). UCD Sutherland School of Law. University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland: 27.06.2019 Further information

Teresa Völker

Der Elefant im Labor – Was sind die Probleme der Wissenschaft?
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 15.06.2019 Further information

Teresa Völker

Panels

Unsere Demokratie zukünftig dem Zufall überlassen?
DECiDe – Digital Identity, European Citizenship and the Future of Democracy. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 31.01.2019 Further information

Teresa Völker

Organisation of events

Meetup: Picture it! What data visualizations can do for science
03.07.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Elephant in the Lab (International) Further information

Philip Nebe, Teresa Völker, Nataliia Sokolovska, Christian Kobsda, Martin Schmidt, Benedikt Fecher

Unsere Demokratie zukünftig dem Zufall überlassen?
31.01.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Deutschland (National) Further information

Teresa Völker, Kai Gärtner, Ingolf Pernice

Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe Kick-Off Event
Kick-Off Event: Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe. 20.08.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)

Konstantinos Tsakiliotis, Teresa Völker, Björn Scheuermann, Monique Morrow, Christian Djeffal, Julian Hölzel, Kai Gärtner, Jörg Pohle, Ingolf Pernice