Clara Juarez Miro, BA MA PhD

Researcher (Postdoc)

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 6.28), 1090 Vienna

✆  +43-1-4277-49335

Web: Journalism Studies Center

Project: Audience expectations of news in the digital age (PI: Folker Hanusch)
Funding: Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

➥  Journalism studies
➥  Audience research
➥  Political communication
➥  Qualitative methods

Clara Juarez Miro holds a Mass Communication PhD with a minor in Political Psychology from the University of Minnesota (2022). She is currently a postdoc researcher working on the FWF-research project "Audience expectations of news in the digital age" with the Journalism Studies Center in the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna.

Prior to her PhD, she earned her Mass Communication MA also from the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota (2018), and her Advertising and Public Relations BA from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona.

Her research involves journalism, audience studies, online communities, political communication and populism. Her dissertation analyzed how populist supporters form communities that address specific social-psychological needs, based on their interpretation of messages by populist elites.

She authored the book Identity Discourses about Spain and Catalonia in News Media: Understanding Modern Secessionism (2019). Her research has also been published in peer-reviewed journals (Journalism: Theory, Practice, and CriticismThe Annals of the International Communication AssociationThe International Journal of Press/Politics). She regularly presents her work at international conferences, including ICA, ISA and the Cardiff University Future of Journalism Conference. 

Juarez Miro has taught undergraduate courses about digital media and culture, and the relationships between media and politics.