The College of Lib Arts & Sci
Originally from Germany, Marco is a doctoral candidate at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication. He is a multi-method scholar who studies human-machine communication, human-AI communication, and the social impact of communication technologies. In his work, he uses qualitative, quantitative, and rhetorical methods. Marco's research integrates methods, concepts, and theories from a variety of disciplines and areas including communication studies, critical/cultural studies, human-computer and human-robot interaction, as well as sexuality studies.
His research has been published in a variety of edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals, including Human-Machine Communication, Human Communication Research, the International Journal of Social Robotics, and Review of Communication. He is the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Article Award from the Human Communication and Technology Division of the National Communication Association for his first-authored piece, "Persuasion in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Theories and Complications of AI-Based Persuasion" published in Human Communication Research.
Marco is part of the Relationships and Technology Lab at Arizona State University, directed by Dr. Liesel Sharabi. More information can be found here.
University of Tuebingen, Germany (B.A., General Rhetoric & Media Studies)
Arizona State University, USA (M.A., Communication)