Christine Bauer is Senior Postdoc Researcher at the Institute of Computational Perception at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, spanning the fields of Informatics and Information Systems. She is recipient of the Elise Richter excellence grant for the project “Fine-grained Culture-aware Music Recommender Systems” (2017-2020) sponsored by Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
2013 and 2015 Visiting Fellow at the School of Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Ubicomp Lab, at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Information Systems and Information Management at 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, Austria (2008-2018), Lecturer at Danube University Krems, Austria (2015-2017), University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria (2016-2017), and at Ferdinand Porsche FernFH Studiengänge (University of Applied Sciences with distance learning), Vienna, Austria (2009-2015). Guest Lecturer at University of Popular Music and Music Business, Mannheim, Germany (2012-2015). Christine engaged in applied research as a Researcher at E-Commerce Competence Center (EC3), Austria (2007-2009), and Junior Key Researcher at Fachhochschulstudiengänge Burgenland (University of Applied Sciences), Austria (2006-2007). Furthermore, she did freelance research, for instance, for Research Studios Austria and University of Vienna, Austria. 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 (Business Informatics) (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 University of Wales Swansea (now: Swansea University), United Kingdom, 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, ubiquitous computing, and information systems. 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.
Christine has authored more than 80 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, three of them awarded as best research paper, one received an award of excellence (highly commended paper), and four additional nominations for a best paper award. Best reviewer – runner up at RecSys 2018. She received the Dr. Maria Schaumayer prize for her dissertation and also for her Master’s thesis. Furthermore, she received a scholarship for the Summer School of European Science Days 2009: “The Economics of Art and Culture”, in Steyr, Austria.