Christian Pipal, MA
Assistent / Research and Teaching Assistant
Phone: +41 44 635 20 77
Room number: AND 3.35
|09/2022 – present||
External lecturer at the Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland
|04/2019 – present||Ph.D. researcher at the Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|10/2020 – 03/2021||Visiting researcher at the Computational Communication Lab, Department of Communication, University of Vienna, Austria|
|02/2018 – 02/2019||Research Associate at NEOS Lab, Austria|
|09/2018 – 01/2019||External lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria|
|04/2019 – present||
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Thesis: “The Emotional Rhetoric of Political Elites” funded by Horizon 2020 POLEMIC.
Supervisors: Gijs Schumacher (University of Amsterdam), Mariken A.C.G. van der Velden (Free University Amsterdam), Bert N. Bakker (University of Amsterdam)
|09/2013 – 06/2015||M.A. in European Union and Russia Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia.|
|09/2009 – 08/2013||B.A. in International Development Studies, University of Vienna, Austria|
Research and teaching interests
Digital political communication, elite behavior, computation social science methods
Pipal, C., Song, H., and H. Boomgaarden. 2022. “If You Have Choices, Why Not Choose (and Share) All of Them? A Multiverse Approach to Understanding News Engagement on Social Media”. Digital Journalism 0(0): 1-21.
Baden, C., Pipal, C., Schoonvelde, M., and M. A. C. G van der Velden. 2022. “Three Gaps in Computational Text Analysis Methods for Social Sciences: A Research Agenda”. Communication Methods and Measures 16(1): 1–18.
Schoonvelde, M., Pipal, C. and G. Schumacher. 2022. “Text as Data in Political Psychology”. Chapter forthcoming in Atlas of Language Analysis in Psychology (eds: R. Boyd and M. Deghani).
Schumacher, G., Berk, N., Pipal, C., Kantorowicz, J., Schoonvelde, M., Traber, D., and E. de Vries. 2020. “EUSpeech V2”. SocArXiv.