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 since January 2017. He is the coordinator of the World Internet Project surveys in Switzerland. In 2019, Moritz Büchi was awarded a DSI Fellowship and a Research Talent Development Fund grant. His current research focuses on digital well-being and overuse, privacy, and computational methodology.

In his doctoral dissertation, Moritz Büchi investigated Digital Inequalities. His research on digital media use, inequality, participation, and privacy has been published in refereed journals such as New Media & Society, Social Science Computer Review, 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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