Peter Vorderer
Professor of Communication Science, received his Ph.D. from the Technical University of Berlin in 1992.
He had been a Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto (1993), a tenured Professor of Communication at Hannover University of Music and Theater (1994-2007), a tenured Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication with a joint appointment in Psychology at the College of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (2002-2007). Since 2007, Vorderer chairs the Department of Communication Science at the VU University Amsterdam, and has been appointed as Scientific Director of the Center for Advanced Media Research Amsterdam.
He has been editor of the scholarly journal Media Psychology, published extensively and received several research grants on topics like "Exposure to Communication Content", "Media Effects", "(Interactive) Entertainment", and "Video Games".