Jeanette Hofmann

Jeanette Hofmann, political scientist, is Professor of Internet Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin and conducts research at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB) on topics such as global governance, regulation of the Internet and the transformation of copyright.

She heads the WZB project group ‘The Internet Policy Field‘ that studies the emergence of new policy fields with an empirical focus on internet politics.

She is also one of the founding directors of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in Berlin.

Jeanette Hofmann is honorary professor of internet politics at the Central Institute of Further Education at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK). She was a member of the Enquete Commission on Internet and Digital Society of the German Bundestag from 2010 to 2013.

Jeanette Hofmann’s latest publications focus on conceptualizing Internet Governance, the emergence of internet politics as a new policy domain in Germany and the role of trust in the global regulation of the Internet.

Jeanette Hofmann