Katrin Voltmer is Professor of Communication and Democracy at the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds where she teaches in the areas of political communication, public opinion and political participation. She received her PhD in Political Science from the Free University Berlin, Germany.
Katrin Voltmer has served on the governing body (Bureau) of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) from 2012 – 2016 and has been Chair and Vice-Chair of the ECREA Political Communication Section from 2008 - 2012. She is member of the Editorial Board of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford and Associate Editor of Communications. European Journal of Communication Research. She was appointed PRIO Global Fellow in 2017.