[Translate to Englisch:] Dipl.-Soz. Thomas Eichhorn

Research Associate

Thomas Eichhorn is a research associate at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Leipzig. His research centers around the topics digital divide and online participation. Current research questions focus on differences between users and non-users of the so-called sharing economy. Besides socio-economic and motivational factors he adresses digital skills and implicit knowledge as explanatory approaches.


Thomas Eichhorn

Research Associate
Institute of Communication and Media Studies
University of Leipzig |  Nikolaistraße 27 - 29 | D-04109 Leipzig | 4th Floor | Room 4.19
Tel.: 0341 97 35 047 | Fax: 0341 97 35 049 | Mail: thomas.eichhorn@uni-leipzig.de



by appointment only

Research Focus

(Re)Production of Social Inequality, Practice Theory, Social Network Analysis, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Empirical Social Research


Recent Projects

Ps2Share: Participation, Privacy and Power in the Sharing Economy