Associate Professor | Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Tilo Hartmann is currently Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Communication Science at the VU University Amsterdam. He has worked at the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Southern California Los Angeles, and communication departments at the University of Hannover, Erfurt, and University of Zurich. Hartmann applies media-psychological perspectives and methods to study users’ subjective experience of media, and particularly media-induced illusions (presence, parasocial interaction, social perceptions of video game characters). Hartmann’s work has been published in major scientific journals of Communication Science and Media Psychology (e.g., Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, Media Psychology).