Moritz Büchi

Moritz Büchi, Dr.

Oberassistent / Senior Research and Teaching Associate

Phone: +41 44 635 20 93

Room number: AND 3.40

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Moritz Büchi, PhD, has been a Senior Research and Teaching Associate in the Media Change & Innovation Division, Department of Communication and Media Research (IKMZ), University of Zurich since January 2017. In 2019 he was awarded a DSI Fellowship.

In his doctoral dissertation, Moritz Büchi investigated Digital Inequalities. His research interests include Internet and society, new media use, digital inclusion and inequality, online privacy, digital participation, online science communication, and comparative and computational research methods. Moritz Büchi's research has been published in refereed journals such as New Media & Society, Public Understanding of Science, International Journal of Communication, and Information, Communication & Society. His teaching covers media change, digital inequality, and social impacts of Internet diffusion.

Selected Recent and Upcoming Presentations

Büchi M, Festic N and Latzer M (2019, May) Widespread digital overuse impairs subjective well-being. International Communication Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

Büchi M, Fosch Villaronga E, Lutz C, Tamò-Larrieux A and Velidi S. (2019, May) Profiling and chilling effects: exploring the behavioral mechanisms. TILTing Perspectives 2019 ‘Regulating a world in transition.’ Tilburg, Netherlands. (Authors listed alphabetically).

Büchi M, Festic N and Latzer M (2019, Apr) Too much tech? Conceptualizing and measuring digital overuse in Switzerland. Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research Annual Conference. St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Büchi M, Festic N and Latzer M (2017) Consequences of digital divides: How Internet use
affects social well-being. Paper to be presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the
Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Tartu, Estonia.


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