Katharina Lobinger

Katharina Lobinger is Associate Professor at the Institute of Digital Technologies for Communication (ITDxC) at Università della Svizzera italiana. She is a visual communication scholar. Her main research interests include networked photography, online communication, digital (visual) culture, ethics for the digital age, and creative and visual research methods. In particular, she is working with interdisciplinary and mixed method approaches of visual content analysis, visual card sorting procedures (such as Q-sort), network drawings and visual elicitation. 

Katharina Lobinger is president of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SGKM, SACMR) and has been vice-chair and then chair of the visual communication division of the German Communication Association (2013 to 2019). 

She is editor of the “Handbuch Visuelle Kommunikationsforschung” [Handbook of Visual Communication Research].