Johannes Breuer is a senior researcher in the team Data Augmentation at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (Department Survey Data Curation) and (co-)leads the team Research Data & Methods at the Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS). Previously, he worked in several projects investigating the use and effects of digital media at the Universities of Cologne, Hohenheim, and Münster, and the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (Knowledge Media Research Center) in Tübingen. He frequently gives workshops on topics related to quantitative research methods and the statistical programming language R, and has also taught classes in psychology and communication at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
PhD in psychology, 2013
University of Cologne
Diplom (equivalent to MA) in media studies, 2007
University of Cologne
Upcoming workshops & seminars:
Linking Twitter & Survey data (online workshop together with Luke Sloan and Libby Bishop), June 27, 2022.
Automatic Sampling and Analysis of YouTube Data (online workshop together with Julian Kohne and M. Rohangis Mohseni), February 21-22, 2022.
Selected past workshops & seminars:
Digital Media Use and Data Literacy (online seminar), Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, winter term 2021-2022.
Tools and Workflows for Reproducible Research in the Quantitative Social Sciences (online workshop with Bernd Weiss and Arnim Bleier), November 17-18, 2021.
Introduction to R for Data Analysis (online workshop together with Stefan Jünger), GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology, August 2-6, 2021.
Introduction to Survey Data Cleaning Using Tidyverse in R (online workshop together with Stefan Jünger), ESRA 2021, July 22, 2021
Linking Twitter & Survey data (online workshop together with Luke Sloan and Libby Bishop), June 8, 2021.
Automatic Sampling and Analysis of YouTube Data (online workshop together with Julian Kohne and M. Rohangis Mohseni), February 24-25, 2021.
Archiving Social Media Data: Challenges and Proposed Solutions, CESSDA webinar, June 4, 2020.
Working with the Facebook Ad Library, GESIS Data Day 2020, Cologne, January 23, 2020.
Developing your Personal Workflow for Transparent & Reproducible Research (together with Frederik Aust), SIPS 2019, Rotterdam, July 9, 2019.
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