Maria Faust is a Doctoral Candidate at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies, Leipzig University, Germany. In 2014 she was a Visiting Scholar at Renmin University, PRC, and has worked for Leipzig University, Stockholm University, University of Applied Sciences in Mittweida, the Micro Census in Saxony, and the European Institute for Journalism and Communication Research.
In 2011 she presented her work at Oxford Internet Institute, in 2016 she won a Best Paper Award at IADIS Conference and presented at University of Sao Paulo, RANEPA, Sorbonne and Lomonosov University, amongst others. She has frequently published with China Media Research and guest-edited a special section on Visual Online Communication in BRICS countries with the same journal. In 2020 she published an edited volume with Thomas Herdin and Guo-Ming Chen on De-Westernization of Visual Communication and Cultures, embracing perspectives from the Global South.
Since April 2020, she serves as a CGCP Editor of Stanford Law School’s China Guiding Cases Project. During 2018 and 2019, she held the position of Associate Editor with the postgraduate journal Networking Knowledge of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (UK). In late 2020, she will take up the role as a Visiting Scholar with Bergen University, Norway.
Commencing in fall 2020, more information on her research and publications can be obtained from her academic website at www.mariafaust.science.