Rebecca Venema is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Digital Technologies for Communication (ITDxC). From 2013 until 2017 she was a research associate in the research project "Communicative Figurations of ethical debates in the field of the economy: Deliberative and moralizing communication in media change" at the interdisciplinary Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) at the University of Bremen.
She holds a BA in Sociology, Political Science and Media Studies from the University of Siegen and a MA in Communication and Media Studies with a specialization in Empirical Communication Research from Leipzig University. Her research interests include norms and ethics of communication, ethics for the digital age, visual communication, surveillance studies, online communication, and research ethics.
From 2019-2020 she served as the young scholars’ representative in the ICA Visual Communication Studies Division. Currently, she is the young scholars’ representative in the Visual Communication Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK).