Bauer, Christine

Main research area: 
Human Computer Interaction
Other Research areas: 
Pervasive Computing
Vienna University of Economics and Business

Christine is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Management Information Systems at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien, Austria). Simultaneously she is Lecturer at the University of Vienna (Austria) and the University of Popular Music and Music Business (Mannheim, Germany), spanning the fields of Information Systems, Informatics, and Business Administration.

Before joining the department in 2009, 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 Ges.m.b.H. (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).

Christine holds a Doctoral degree in Social and Economic Sciences (2009, with honours) and a Master's degree in International Business Administration (2002) both from University of Vienna (Austria). Furthermore, she holds a Master's degree in Business Informatics (2011) from Vienna University of Technology (Austria). Further studies at the University of Wales Swansea (now: Swansea University, United Kingdom), the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien (now: Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, Austria), and Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria).

Her research focuses on the intersection between information systems and business informatics. Her main fields of interest span manifold fields such as context-adaptive information systems, human-computer interaction, and the creative industries, in particular the music sector and reactive music.

Christine has authored about twenty-five papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, one of them awarded as best research paper and one nominated for a best paper award. For her dissertation as well as her Master's thesis, she received the Dr. Maria Schaumayer prize. Furthermore she received a scholarship for the Summer School of European Science Days 2009: "The Economics of Art and Culture", in Steyr (Austria).