Jessica Szczuka

Main focus: Digitalized Sexuality

Languages: English, German

City: Duisburg

Country: Germany

Topics: digitalized sexuality, sexualized chatbots, human-robot interaction, psychological aspects of interactions with speech assistants, sexrobots


Dr. Jessica Szczuka is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of social psychology: media and communication of the University Duisburg-Essen (Germany). She studied Applied Cognitive and Media Science and received her Ph.D. for her thesis about the social effects of sexualized robots (Title: “Let’s talk about Sex Robots: empirical and theoretical investigations of sexualized robots”). Dr. Szczuka’s empirical research focusses on digitalized sexuality and communication with artifical entities (e.g., in terms of dialog systems and artifical intelligence).