Katalin Fehér

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Katalin Feher
Scientific career
Fieldsnew media, impact of AI on culture and business
InstitutionsBudapest Business School University of Applied Sciences – senior research fellow

Digital Identity Agency – head of research and development

Masaryk University Brno – visiting professor

Katalin Feher Ph.D. is a new media researcher. Senior research fellow at Cyber Economy Research Centre and Future of Higher Education at Budapest Business School,[1] Hungary, Fulbright Research Fellow at Drexel University in Philadelphia, US, co-founder & head of research and innovation at Digital Identity Agency,[2] Hungary & UK, member of editorial board of KOME International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry, visiting professor at the Masaryk University, Czech Republic and University of Lower Silesia, Poland. Feher’s research and teaching are focusing on new and social media, digital footprint, and the social-cultural impact of AI and smart technology.


Katalin Feher was born in Dunaújváros, Hungary. She graduated from University of Pecs with Master of Arts in Philosophy, Communication and Media, Literature and Linguistics. After spending several years practicing mass and emerging new media she started her international career in digital research and development. This period also represented her Ph.D. studies in mass and new media titled Reality Factories. University of Pennsylvania and Wesleyan University added extra specialisation for her studies. She successfully accomplished her habilitation at Eötvös Loránd University in 2018. She is a Fulbright Scholar from 2019 at Drexel University in Philadelphia.[3] Feher’s interests extend to both practice and theory in her field while her academic and professional careers are building in parallel.

Academic experience[edit]

Feher is a senior research fellow at Budapest Business University,[4] Hungary, a Fulbright Scholar at Drexel University, U.S., a visiting professor at the Masaryk University, Czech Republic and a visiting professor at University of Lower Silesia Big Data program. She was working among others for Philosophy Ph.D. program of University of Pecs,[5] Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design[6] and Corvinus University of Budapest.[7] Her highlighted international experience are the followings:

  • University of Georgia New Media Institute (U.S.)
  • University of Worcester (UK)
  • Multimedia University (Malaysia)
  • Taylor’s University (Malaysia)
  • Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Korea University Digital Media Lab (South-Korea)
  • Jagiellonian University (Poland)
  • CIEP (China)
  • University of Oslo (Norway)

Her papers and curriculum developments are applied among others by University of Gothenburg,[8] Masaryk University, University of Lower Silesia, University of Malta,[9] Taylor’s University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,[10] Eötvös Lóránd University, Corvinus University of Budapest, and Budapesti Business School University of Applied Sciences.

Professional experience[edit]

She is a digital trend fitter and online communication strategy consultant. She focuses on future-oriented companies, projects and best practices. As an expert, Feher worked among others with Shell, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Telenor, Prezi, Cafe Communications, Culture.Crane, Insomnia, and Morpho Communications. She has been working as a professional trainer at Kürt Academy[11] since 2012.

Selected publications and projects in English[edit]

  • Katalin Feher (2019) Digital identity and the online self: Footprint strategies – An exploratory and comparative research study. Journal of Information Science. SAGE. First Published October 17. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551519879702
  • Katalin Feher (2019) The Zoom Interference Model of New Media. A Metaphor-Based Dynamic Approach in the Jungle of Concepts. Mediatization Studies, Vol. 3. 7-20. Link: https://journals.umcs.pl/ms/article/view/8697
  • Katalin Feher (2018) Issues and Consultation Platform in Contemporary Smart or ANI Environments. Fourteenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, Society. New York, St. John's University, Paper 6.
  • Katalin Feher (2018) Contemporary Smart Cities: Key Issues and Best Practices. In: Lasse Berntzen (Ed.) SMART 2018. Barcelona: IARIA. pp. 5-10.
  • Feher, Katalin (2017) NetFrameWork and the Digitalized-Mediatized Self, Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 8:(1) 111–126.] see [1]
  • Feher, Katalin (2017) Digital Mobilisation and Identity after Smart Turn. In: Information Resources Management Association, Psychology and Mental Health: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Hershey (PA): Information Science Reference 1811-1832.
  • Feher, K. (2017) Issues in Digital Identity. In: Masaryk University (ed.) 17th Annual Conference organized by the Center for Cultural Sociology and the Department of Sociology at Masaryk University. Brno, 2017.10.19-2017.10.21.
  • Feher, K. (2017) Coded realities and transhuman singularity. In memoriam Jacques Derrida Conference, BP-Pécs, 2017.10.12-2017.10.14.
  • Katalin Feher (2016) Adaptation Techniques in Digital Environment. Collective Brand Engagement via Camera Drone/Video-Game Design. ACTA Universitatis Sapientiae – Communicatio, 2. 95-103.[12]
  • Katalin Feher (2015) Digital Identity: The Transparency of the Self. In: Jane Montague, Tan Lee Ming (ed) Asian Congress of Applied Psychology. Singapore: World Scientific. 132-143.[13]
  • Katalin Feher (2014) Digital Mobilisation and identity after smart turn. In: Xiaoge Xu (ed) Interdisciplinary Mobile Media and Communications: Social, Political and Economic Implications. Pennsylvania: IGI Global 64-84.[14]
  • Katalin Feher (2014) Consumption of Metapatterns: A CDT Model for the Understanding of Patterns in New Media. JOURNAL OF INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE 5(1-2) 9-19.[15]
  • Katalin Feher (2013) Digital Urban identities. In: Chiara Giaccardi, Matteo Tarantino, Simone Tosoni (ed) Media and the City: Urbanism, Technology and Communication (Geography, Anthropology, Recreation). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 183-191.[16]
  • Katalin Feher (2012) The Frameworks of New Media. In: Brian D Loader (ed) The Co-Production of Knowledge: Social Media, STS. University of York.[17]


  1. ^ "Budapesti Gazdasági Egyetem – EN". Budapest Business School. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  2. ^ "Digital Identity Agency". Digital Identity Agency. Archived from the original on 2017-09-18. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  3. ^ "Hungarian grantees to the U.S.: AY 2019 - 20". fulbright.hu. Retrieved 2019-01-12.
  4. ^ "Budapesti Gazdasági Egyetem – EN". En.uni-bge.hu. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  5. ^ Pécsi Tudományegyetem. "Pécsi Tudományegyetem | University of Pécs". Pte.hu. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  6. ^ "MOME – Moholy-Nagy Művészeti Egyetem – Hírek". Mome.hu. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  7. ^ "Corvinus University of Budapest". Uni-corvinus.hu. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  8. ^ "Studieanvisning" (PDF). Gul.gu.se. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  9. ^ "Faculty of ICT : Proposal Form for Lecturers" (PDF). Um.edu.mt. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  10. ^ "Interconnectivity | AceMap". Acemap.sjtu.edu.cn. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  11. ^ "KÜRT – Data Recovery and Information Security". Kurt-security.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  12. ^ "Acta Universitas : An International Scientific Journal of Sapientia University : Communicato" (PDF). Acta.sapientia.ro. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  13. ^ "Applied Psychology : Proceedings of the 2015 Asian Congress of Applied Psychology (ACAP 2015)" (PDF). Worldscientific.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  14. ^ "Digital Mobilisation and Identity after Smart Turn: Media and Communication IS&T Book Chapter". IGI Global. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  15. ^ Katalin Fehér. "Consumption of Metapatterns : A CDT Model for the Understanding of Patterns in New Media" (PDF). Journal of Information Architecture. 5. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  16. ^ "Media and the City" (PDF). Cambridgescholars.com. Retrieved 2016-10-24.
  17. ^ "The Co-Production of Knowledge" (PDF). York.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-10-24.

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