Christine Bauer is Senior Postdoc Researcher at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, spanning the fields of Information Systems and Informatics. She is recipient of the Elise Richter excellence funding for the project “Fine-grained Culture-aware Music Recommender Systems” (2017-2020) sponsored by Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
2013 and 2015 Visiting Scholar at the School of Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Information Systems and Information Management at the University of Cologne (2015-2016). Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Operations at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Austria (2009-2015). Lecturer at the University of Vienna (2008-2018). Lecturer at the Danube University Krems, Austria (2015-2017), the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria (2016-2017), and at the Ferdinand Porsche FernFH Studiengänge (University of Applied Sciences with distance learning), Vienna, Austria (2009-2015). Guest Lecturer at the University of Popular Music and Music Business, Mannheim, Germany (2012-2015). Christine engaged in applied research as a Researcher at the E-Commerce Competence Center (EC3), Austria (2007-2009) and Junior Key Researcher at the Fachhochschulstudiengänge Burgenland (University of Applied Sciences), Austria (2006-2007). Furthermore, she did freelance research, for instance, for the Research Studios Austria and the University of Vienna. Before starting her academic career, Christine worked as Manager Licensing New Media at Austria’s biggest collecting society AKM, Austria (2002-2006).
Christine holds a Doctoral degree in Social and Economic Sciences (2009, with honors) and a Master’s degree in International Business Administration (2002) both from University of Vienna, Austria. Furthermore, she holds a Master degree in Business Informatics (2011) from Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria. Further studies at the University of Wales Swansea (now: Swansea University), United Kingdom, the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien (now: Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna), Austria, and Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Austria.
Her research focuses on the intersection between human-computer interaction, information systems, and ubiquitous computing. Her main fields of interest span manifold fields such as context-adaptive systems, recommender systems, online self-disclosure and privacy, methods for designing context-adaptive systems, and the creative industries, in particular the music sector and the media sector.
Christine has authored more than 75 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, two of them awarded as best research paper, one received an award of excellence (highly commended paper), and three additional nominations for a best paper award. She received the Dr. Maria Schaumayer prize for her dissertation and also for her Master thesis. Furthermore, she received a scholarship for the Summer School of European Science Days 2009: “The Economics of Art and Culture”, in Steyr, Austria, and for the Mentoring Program at the University of Vienna, Austria, (2008-2010). Scholarship for the Career Program at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Austria (2010-2011). Scholarship for mentoring program Karriere_Mentoring III at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (2017-2019).