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Andreas Jungherr

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  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
  • University of Mannheim
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Research interests

Political Science Computational Social Sciences Social Network Analysis Internet

About

Andreas Jungherr is a Research Fellow at the Chair of Political Psychology at the University of Mannheim, Germany. His research focuses on the effects of the internet on political communication, the mediation of political reality online, and the use of digital trace data in the social sciences. He is author of the books Analyzing Political Communication with Digital Trace Data: The Role of Twitter Messages in Social Science Research (Springer: 2015) and Das Internet in Wahlkämpfen: Konzepte, Wirkungen und Kampagnenfunktionen (with Harald Schoen, Springer VS: 2013). His articles have appeared in, among other places, Journal of Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Internet Research, Social Science Computer Review, Journal of Information Technology & Politics, German Politics, Policy & Internet, Zeitschrift für Parlamentsfragen, and Internationale Politik. Jungherr is a regular speaker at international conferences, be it in the social sciences or computer science. He has presented papers at the APSA Annual Meeting, CHI, CIKM, ECPR General Conference, ECPR Joint Sessions, MPSA Annual Conference, the Oxford Internet Institute, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Wellesley College. He is also a regular speaker at conferences addressing a general audience, such as re:publica, reCampaign, or the Personal Democracy Forum Europe. At the Universities of Mannheim and Bamberg, he has taught courses on Political Communication, Electoral Behavior, the Psychology of Political Behavior, the Use of the Internet in Political Communication, the Use of Digital Trace Data in Political Science, and Introduction to Research Practices in Political Science.

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Publications (5)

  • The mediation of politics through Twitter: An analysis of messages posted during the campaign for the German federal election 2013

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    • Schoen H
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  • Stuttgart’s Black Thursday on Twitter: Mapping Political Protests with Social Media Data

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  • The German federal election of 2009: The challenge of participatory cultures in political campaigns

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  • Wahlkampf vom Sofa aus: Twitter im Bundestagswahlkampf 2009

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  • Twitternde Politiker: Zwischen buntem Rauschen und Bürgernähe 2.0

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Professional experience

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Universitat Mannheim

August 2014 - Present

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

October 2009 - July 2014(5 years)

Education history

Dr.

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

October 2009 - December 2014(5 years)

M.A.

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität - University Johannes Gutenberg

October 2002 - July 2009(7 years)

Universität Konstanz - University of Konstanz

May 2002 - July 2002(2 months)