Political Behaviour and Political Communication – Research – Department of Sociology and Political Science
Political Behaviour and Political Communication
Political Behaviour and Political Communication
Video made for the COST-Project on Political Communication. This video was awarded European Commision EU4FACTS video award.
Our Department has an acknowleged research community in this field and the community will continue to develop research in elections and election campaigns, value conflicts and value changes, political trust and political communication. Our research in this field focuses on the behaviour, communication and attitudes of political actors, the media and voters.
Tema: Political Behaviour and Political Communication
Research Groups and Projects
- EVPOC research group - coordinator Stefan Geiss
- UNelected REPresentatives: The Impact on Liberal Democracy in Europe (UNREP) (2019-2023). Professor Pieter de Wilde
- European Values Study (2019-). Professor Anders Todal Jenssen
- Trondheim Analytica (2018-). Associate Professor Pieter de Wilde
- The Immigration Issue in Scandinavian Public Spheres 1970-2015 (2016-2019). Professor Toril Aalberg
- COST Action: Populist Political Communication in Europe (2013-2017). Professor Toril Aalberg
- DIGSSCORE - Digital Social Science Core Facility (2013-). Professor Toril Aalberg.
- Journalistic Role Performance around the Globe: Norway and Germany (2019-2020). Post doc Peter Maurer
Here are some selected relevant publicaitions. Please see the researchers' NTNU-profiles for more.
- Carsten Reinemann, James Stanyer, Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser and Claes H. de Vreese (red) (2019): Communicating Populism. Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe. Routledge.
- Melanie Magin (2019): Elite versus Popular Press. The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies.
- Melanie Magin og Stefan Geiss (2019): Beyond Time and Space: The Impact of Autonomy from Politics and Commercialization Pressure on Mediatization in German and Austrian Newspapers—A Multilevel Approach. Political Communication.
- Jenssen, Anders Todal; Aalberg, Toril (2019): Why perceived political bias on TV does not inevitably lead to a polarized audience. The case of NRK and TV2 in Norway. Communications.
- Jörg Matthes, Peter Maurer og Florian Arendt (2019): Consequences of Politicians’ Perceptions of the News Media. Journalism Studies.
- de Vreese, Claes H.; Esser, Frank; Aalberg, Toril; Reinemann, Carsten; Stanyer, James. (2018): Populism as an Expression of Political Communication Content and Style: A New Perspective. The International Journal of Press/Politics
- Geiss, S., Magin, M., Stark, B. and Jürgens, P. (2018): Endangered Common Meeting Ground? Selection Logics of Political Information Sources and their Influence on the Fragmentation of Individual Issue Horizons.] Medien und Kommunikationswissenschaft.
- Peter Maurer and Marcus Beiler (2018): Networking and Political Alignment as Strategies to Control the News. Interaction between journalists and politicians. Journalism Studies.
- Mandal, Roland; Dyrstad, Karin. (2017) Explaining variations in general practitioners’ experiences of doing medically based assessments of work ability in disability benefit claims. A survey-based analysis. Cogent Medicine
- Zan Strabac, Toril Aalberg, Anders Todal Jenssen and Marco Valenta (2016): ; Wearing the veil: hijab, Islam and job qualifications as determinants of social attitudes towards immigrant women in Norway. Ethnic and Racial Studies.
- Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann, Jesper Stromback, Claes de Vreese (red) (2016): Populist Political Communication in Europe. Routledge.
We offer the following courses:
- POL1001 Introduction to Political Science: Political Theory and Political Behaviour
- POL2016 Specialization in Political Science: Political Communication and Political Behaviour
Toril Aalberg, Professor+47 73598359 +47 91897886 email@example.com
Elena Baro, PhD Candidateelena.firstname.lastname@example.org
Signe Ringdal Bergan, PhD Candidate+47 73591775 email@example.com
Pieter de Wilde, Professor+47 73596428 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karin Dyrstad, Associate Professor+47 73413278 +47 47418574 email@example.com
Kristian Bernhof Ellinggard, PhD Candidate+47 73591701 firstname.lastname@example.org
Henning Finseraas, Associate Professor+47 73592037 email@example.com
Stefan Geiss, Associate Professor+47 73591774 firstname.lastname@example.org
Anders Todal Jenssen, Professor+47 73591713 +47 48219401 email@example.com
Melanie Magin, Associate Professor+47 73413277 +47 93471979 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cristina Monzer, PhD Candidatecristina.email@example.com
Sina Furkan Özdemir, PhD Candidate+47 73559017 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thor Bech Schrøder, PhD Candidatethor.email@example.com
Zan Strabac, Professor+47 73559997 firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Vik, PhD Candidatelinnandrea.email@example.com