Prof. Dr. David Nicolas Hopmann is a Professor at the Center for Journalism, Department of Political Science at the University of Southern Denmark. His research focuses on the antecedents of media content and its effects on consumers and societies and informal political communication.
Dr. Karolina Koc-Michalska is a CITS Visiting Research Scholar from June 2017 through September 2017. She is an Associate Professor at Audencia Business School and Associate Researcher at CEVIPOF Sciences-Po Paris, France. Her research interest focuses on political parties’ strategic online communication during the electoral time, mainly social media usage and the new media effects on societies. She extends this work through comparative research within the European countries and US. During her stay at CITS, she will explore the motivations leading to political participation and the role of fake news in societies.