Alexandra Gerner

Alexandra Gerner

Research Fellow

Kommunikationswissenschaft
Zeppelinhaus
Nikolaistraße 27-29, Room 3.06
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35705

Abstract

Alexandra Gerner (M.A.) is a research associate in the DFG-funded project "Specialized Media and Specialized Publics in Political Communication". Her research interests focus particularly on the fields of political communication, organizational communication and online communication. In her dissertation, she analyzes the role of boundaries in the online communication of political organizations. She studied communication science at the universities of Leipzig, Ghent (Belgium) and TU Dresden. 

Professional career

  • since 04/2019
    Research Associate in the DFG-funded project "Specialized Media and Specialized Publics in Political Communication", Leipzig University
  • 07/2017 - 03/2019
    Research Assistant in the DFG-funded project "Specialized Media and Specialized Publics in Political Communication", Leipzig University
  • 05/2016 - 01/2017
    Research Assistant in the DFG-funded project "Political Organizations in the Online World", Leipzig University
  • 04/2014 - 04/2015
    Student Assistant at the Institute of Communication and Media, TU Dresden
  • 04/2013 - 04/2014
    Student Assistant in the press division of the State Chancellery of Saxony

Education

  • 02/2017 - 07/2017
    Political Science (Erasmus), Ghent University
  • 10/2015 - 02/2019
    Communication Science (Master of Arts), Empirical Research on Communication and Media, Leipzig University
  • 10/2012 - 10/2015
    Communication Science (Bachelor of Arts), TU Dresden
  • Specialized Media and Publics in Political Communication
    Donges, Patrick
    Duration: 10/2015 - 10/2019
    Funded by: DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Kommunikationswissenschaft
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more projects

  • Donges, P.; Gerner, A.
    Fachmedien als Policy-Broker. Empirische Befunde zur Vermittlungsleistung in Politikfeldern
    M&K Medien und Kommunikationswissenschaft. 2019. 67 (4). pp. 417-436
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