Paul Balluff, B.A. MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49393
M: paul.balluff@univie.ac.at





Yulia Belinskaya, MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49309
M: yulia.belinskaya@univie.ac.at

➥  Governance of communicative spaces and public sphere
➥  Digital media in hybrid regimes
➥  Freedom of expression & restrictive media policies


Jana Bernhard, Bakk. BA M.Sc. MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48306
M: jana.bernhard@univie.ac.at

➥  Automated text analysis
➥  Quantitative methods
➥  Political communication
➥  Digitalization of communication professions


Mgr. Dominika Betakova, Bc.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49378
M: dominika.betakova@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  News usage and news avoidance
➥  Quantitative research methods and computer-assisted content analysis
➥  Experimental research methods


Ming Manuel Boyer, MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48324
M: ming.manuel.boyer@univie.ac.at

➥  Intergroup news effects
➥  News processing biases
➥  Social identity theory
➥  Motivated reasoning


Mag. Cornelia Duregger
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49358
M: cornelia.duregger@univie.ac.at

➥  Media impact research
➥  Physiological measurements


Mag. Jana Laura Egelhofer, Bakk.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48323
M: jana.laura.egelhofer@univie.ac.at

➥  Fake News
➥  Disinformation
➥  (Political) media criticism
➥  Media perceptions


Sebastian Galyga, B.A. MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48305
M: sebastian.galyga@univie.ac.at

➥  Manual and automated content analysis
➥  Experimental research
➥  Political communication


Mag. Raffaela Gmeiner, Bakk. B.A. MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49332
M: raffaela.gmeiner@univie.ac.at

➥  Cultural & creative industries
➥  Music & media
➥  Qualitative methods
➥  Gender & minority groups


Hannah Greber, BA BA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48309
M: hannah.greber@univie.ac.at

➥  Immersive journalism
➥  Virtual reality (VR)
➥  Constructive journalism
➥  Positive psychology


Melanie Hirsch, BA BA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49333
M: melanie.hirsch@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  Social media
➥  Media psychology
➥  Empirical methods


Azade Esther Kakavand, B.A. MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49359
M: azade.kakavand@univie.ac.at

➥  Social solidarity
➥  Stereotypes in media
➥  Automated content analysis
➥  Quantitative methods


Ruta Kaskeleviciute, BA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49343
M: ruta.kaskeleviciute@univie.ac.at

➥  Media contents and effects
➥  Media psychology
➥  Political communication
➥  Empirical methods


Mag. Tanja Kiennast, Bakk.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49392
M: tanja.kiennast@univie.ac.at

➥  Media history
➥  Communication technologies
➥  Journalism studies
➥  Gender


Helena Knupfer, Bakk. BSc MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49312
M: helena.knupfer@univie.ac.at

➥  Media psychology
➥  Media effects
➥  Intergroup relations and terrorism
➥  Quantitative methods


Aytalina Kulichkina, BA MA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

M: aytalina.kulichkina@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  Media effects
➥  Public opinion
➥  Quantitative research methods


Noelle Sophie Lebernegg, BA BA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48303
M: noelle.sophie.lebernegg@univie.ac.at

➥  Automated content analysis
➥  VR and immersive journalism
➥  Political communication and journalism
➥  Opinion and election research


Sophie Maria Mayen, B.A. MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-483 10
M: sophie.mayen@univie.ac.at

➥  Media usage in every day life
➥  Media use and effects among children and adolescents
➥  Health communication, especially on women's health
➥  Framing effects


Mag. Manina Mestas, Bakk.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49382
M: manina.mestas@univie.ac.at

➥  Media literacy
➥  Advertising effects
➥  Health communication


Sophie Minihold, Bakk. MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49365
M: sophie.minihold@univie.ac.at

➥  Persuasive political communication
➥  Political microtargeting
➥  Data-driven election campaigns
➥  Effects on voters


Mag. Andreas Nanz, Bakk. BA BA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49327
M: andreas.nanz@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  Political information
➥  Information processing
➥  Effects of social media


Mag. Ariadne Neureiter, Bakk. BSc MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49334
M: ariadne.neureiter@univie.ac.at

➥  Strategic (sustainability) communication
➥  Information processing strategies
➥  Green advertising


Alina Nikolaou, Bakk. BA MSc.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48381
M: alina.nikolaou@univie.ac.at





Mag. Neda Ninova-Solovykh
Researcher (Predoc)
Currently on maternal leave

T: +43-1-4277-48320
M: neda.ninova@univie.ac.at

➥  Employee activism
➥  Employee communication
➥  Strategic organisational communication
➥  Issue management in agile organisations


Selina Noetzel, B.A. MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49316
M: selina.noetzel@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  Media effects
➥  Media psychology
➥  Media literacy


Franz Reiter, BA MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49342
M: franz.reiter@univie.ac.at

➥  Pollitical advertising
➥  Electoral communication
➥  Quantitative methods


Melanie Saumer, BA BA MSc
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49397
M: melanie.saumer@univie.ac.at

➥  Media psychology
➥  Political participation
➥  Effects of strategic communication in society
➥  Feminism


Mag. Andreas Schulz, B.A. B.A. MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49366
M: andreas.schulz@univie.ac.at

➥  Hate speech
➥  Media and intersectionality
➥  Political communication
➥  Interdisciplinary social research


Julia Stranzl, Bakk. BA MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49370
M: julia.stranzl@univie.ac.at

➥  Crisis communication
➥  Research ethics
➥  Transparency
➥  Disengagement


Marlis Stubenvoll, BA MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49328
M: marlis.stubenvoll@univie.ac.at

➥  Misinformation
➥  Resistance strategies against counter-attitudinal information
➥  Personalized advertising


Marina F. Thomas, BSc. M.Sc.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49346
M: marina.thomas@univie.ac.at

➥  Empirical methods
➥  Media psychology
➥  Social media
➥  Gender and sexuality


Teresa Weikmann, B.A. M.A.
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-48304
M: teresa.weikmann@univie.ac.at

➥  Political communication
➥  Visual communication
➥  Deepfakes
➥  Disinformation


Daniel Wolfgruber, Bakk. MA
Researcher (Predoc)

T: +43-1-4277-49376
M: daniel.wolfgruber@univie.ac.at

➥  Strategic diversity communication
➥  Communicative constitution of ethical organizational cultures
➥  Organizational values communication
➥  Humor and organizational ethics