Melanie Saumer, BA BA MSc

Researcher (Predoc)

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 3.19), 1090 Vienna

T: +43-1-4277-493 97

Web: Advertising & Media Psychology Research Group (AdMe)

Project: Social Media and Political Engagement: Mechanisms and Contingencies, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (PI: Jörg Matthes)

Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

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

Melanie Saumer is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna since September 2021. Before that, she worked at the department as a teaching assistant within the AdMe research group for four years.

She studied Communication Science at the University of Vienna (MSc, 2021), and holds a BA in Political Science (University of Vienna, 2020) and a BA in Journalism and Communication Science (University of Vienna, 2019).

She is currently working within the FWF project "Social Media and Political Engagement: Mechanisms and Movements". Her research interests include media psychology, political paticipation, effects of strategic communication in society, and feminism.