Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sophie Lecheler

Professor of Communication Science

Research interests

  • Political Communication
  • Digital Journalism
  • Technology and Politics
  • Emotions
  • Framing
  • News Processing
  • Experimental Research

Sophie Lecheler is Professor of Communication Science with a focus on Political Communication at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna.

She previously worked at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam as an Associate Professor. Sophie holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, and master's degrees from the University of Munich (Germany) and the University of Cambridge (UK). She also previously worked as a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Her work has been published in a wide range of international journals, such as Communication Research, Journal of Communication, New Media & Society, Journalism Studies, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Media Psychology, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Journalism, Communication Monographs, Communication Yearbook, and the International Journal of Press/Politics. For an overview of all her publications, see here.

Literatur für die Abschlussprüfung – MA Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft
Diese Literatur gilt für StudentInnen im deutschsprachigen Masterstudium.

Literature for the final exam – MSc Communication Science
This topic list is relevant for students of the english-speaking Communication Science master program.

Office hours winter term 2023/24

Tuesday, 13-14h, @office Kolingasse, 6.53 - NO OFFICE HOURS IN OCTOBER
Please register by email: dana.grohs@univie.ac.at
Consultation hours are by appointment only.

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Dienstags, 13-14 Uhr, Kolingasse, Raum 6.53

Kolingasse 14, 1090 Wien

Zi. 6.53
T: +43-1-4277-493 75
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Recent Publications