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Stefanie Haustein

  • Dr. phil.
  • Post doc
  • EBSI - Universite de Montreal
  • 17h-indexImpact measure calculated using publication and citation counts. Updated daily.
  • 2265CitationsNumber of citations received by Stefanie's publications. Updated daily.


Stefanie Haustein is a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication with Prof. Vincent Larivière at the University of Montreal. Her current research focuses on social media in scholarly communication and making sense of so-called “altmetrics” and is supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Stefanie holds a Master’s degree in history, American linguistics and literature and information science and a PhD in information science from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. Her doctoral work focused on the multidimensional evaluation of scholarly journals and was awarded the Eugene Garfield doctoral dissertation scholarship in 2011. She has previously worked as a research analyst at Science-Metrix in Montreal, Canada and in the bibliometrics team at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. Stefanie frequently presents her work at international conferences and has published in journals such as JASIST, Scientometrics, Journal of Informetrics and PLoS ONE.

Recent publications

  • Authorship, citations, acknowledgments and visibility in social media: Symbolic capital in the multifaceted reward system of science

    • Desrochers N
    • Paul-Hus A
    • Haustein S
    • et al.
  • Can Twitter increase the visibility of Chinese publications?

    • Shu F
    • Lou W
    • Haustein S

Professional experience

Post doc

EBSI - Universite de Montreal

January 2013 - Present


Heinrich Heine University

October 2008 - Present

research analyst


January 2013 - April 2014(a year)


Forschungszentrum Jülich

November 2011 - October 2012(a year)

PhD student

Forschungszentrum Jülich

August 2008 - March 2012(4 years)


Dr. phil.

Heinrich Heine University

October 2008 - March 2012(3 years)

M.A. in History, American Linguistics and Literature and Information Science

Heinrich Heine University

October 2003 - September 2008(5 years)

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