Helena Wenninger is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Information Systems at the Department of Management Science at the Lancaster University Management School. Her research interests cover patterns of social media usage and online communication as well as their consequences for individuals, providers and society. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed outlets like Information Systems Research (ISR) and in conference proceedings like the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS).
She received her PhD in Information Systems from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany. During her time as a doctoral candidate, she was a visiting researcher in the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. She has a multidisciplinary background and holds a master’s degree in psychology from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and a degree from the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer, Germany with focus on higher education and research management.