M.Sc. Adeline Frenzel-Piasentin

Research Associate
Faculty of Business and Economics
Phone: +49 821 598 - 4083
Fax: +49 821 598 - 4432
Email: adeline.frenzel@uni-a.de
Room: 1406 (J)
Visiting hours: Tue. 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.; please register via e-mail
Address: Universitätsstraße 16, 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

Adeline Frenzel-Piasentin (née Frenzel) studied Geography and Regional Planning as well as Management and Tourism at the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, the University of Nottingham, Great Britain and the University of Tartu, Estonia. She worked as a student assistant at the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt for several chairs and for the International Office. In 2014, she worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Work and Technology in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, in a project for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia on preventive structural change. In her master thesis, she continued this topic with focus on governance, structural policy and energy transition using the example of the European lignite mining regions.

In 2013, she received a Schuman Scholarship for the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, and completed a traineeship in the press service covering the Committees on Regional Development (REGI) and on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) as well as the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. In 2014, she completed an internship in Public Relations and event managementat the German Center for Venetian Studies in Venice, Italy. Previously, she gained experience in social media, community management and online marketing at the start-up Tourismuszukunft as an intern and working student.

After completing her studies, Adeline Frenzel-Piasentin worked for CACEIS Bank Deutschland GmbH (today CACEIS Bank S.A., Germany Branch) in Business Development for Banks & Broker/Dealer and Relationship Management. Afterwards, she worked as Sales & Marketing Analyst at gdp Global Drinks Partnership GmbH in the field of international premium beverages. Most recently, she was responsible for social planning and educational monitoring in the district of Ebersberg, Bavaria.

Since October 2018, Adeline Frenzel-Piasentin is a research assistant at the Chair of Information Systems and Management at the University of Augsburg. She serves as representative for the Committee for Information Processing at the University of Augsburg since October 2021.

Her research interests include digitalization of individuals, crowd work and gig economy, future of work, the role of privacy in today's society, and digital sustainability.



  • Outstanding Reviewer of the Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), 2021
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2020

Review Services

Journal Reviews:

  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS)
  • Information Systems Journal (ISJ)
  • Business & Information Systems Engineering Journal (BISE)
  • Decision Sciences (DSJ)
  • Internet Research (INTR)
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS)
  • Organization & Environment

Conference Reviews:

  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI)

PhD Courses

  • Theorizing Materiality (3 days), Copenhagen Business School
    Lecturer: Professor Ulrike Schultze, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, USA
    Summer 2022

  • Data Science as a Research Method (4 days), University of Paderborn
    Lecturer: Professor Dr. Oliver Müller, University of Paderborn
    Winter 2021

  • Theory and Theorizing in the Organizational Sciences (5 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Professor Dorothy E. Leidner, Ph.D. Dr.h.c., Baylor University, USA
    Winter 2021

  • Theory and Theorizing in Information Systems Research (4 days), IT University of Copenhagen
    Lecturer: Associate Professor Dr. Benjamin Mueller, University of Lausanne, CH
    Summer 2020
  • Qualitative Research Methods (2 days), University of Goettingen
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Robert W. Gregory, McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia, USA
    Summer 2020
  • Workshop on Quantitative Methods (0.5 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Professor Chee-Wee Tan, Ph.D., Copenhagen Business School, DK
    Winter 2019/20
  • Mixed Methods Research (3 days), Institute for Digitization Research, Augsburg
    Lecturer: Professor Viswanath Venkatesh, Ph.D., Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, USA
    Winter 2019/20
  • Seminal Readings in MIS (5 days), University of Augsburg
    Lecturer: Professor Saonee Sarker, PhD, University of Virginia, USA
    Summer 2019
  • Structural Equation Modeling Bootcamp (3 days), University of Paderborn
    Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Andreas Eggert
    Winter 2018/19



  • Digital Government Management, Lecture
    Preparation and realization of the exercise, assistance in the preparation and realization of the lecture
  • Electronic Commerce, Lecture
    Preparation and realization of the tutorial, assistance in the preparation and realization of the lecture
  • Information Systems and Business Modelling, Lecture
    Preparation and realization of the exercise
  • Management Information Systems, Lecture
    Preparation and realization of the exercise
  • Digital Transformation Research, Seminar
    Seminar advisor
  • IT Innovation Research, Seminar
    Seminar advisor
  • Online User Behavior Research, Seminar
    Seminar advisor
  • Bachelor Theses
    Supervision of bachelor theses


  • Advanced Management Information Systems, Seminar
    Seminar advisor
  • Artificial Intelligence in Business, Lecture and project
    Lecturer, supervision of project groups
  • Information Systems Research, Seminar
    Seminar advisor
  • Master Theses
    Supervision of master theses

Teaching the Teacher Courses


  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)

  • Die Wirtschaftsinformatik e.V. (die WI)

  • German Informatics Society / Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)

  • Institute for Digitization Research e.V. (idr)