Fabienne Lind honored with Top Dissertation Award


Fabienne's exceptional dissertation received the ICA's Computational Methods Division's Top Dissertation Award.

For the first time since its establishment, the Computational Methods Division of the International Communication Association (ICA) awarded a Top Dissertation Award during ICA's annual convention in Toronto, Canada. This inaugural prize went to Fabienne Lind for her outstanding work entitled Multilingual automated content analysis for comparative communication research, completed with "summa cum laude" in June 2021 and supervised by Hajo Boomgaarden as well as Jakob-Moritz Eberl.

In her dissertation, Fabienne presents strategies for automated analysis of text collections in different languages. The main focus lies on the comparison and discussion of these strategies specifically for cross-national comparative social science research.