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Department of Communication and Media Research International & Comparative Media Research

Eliza Mitova

Eliza Mitova, MA

  • Assistentin / Research and Teaching Assistant
+41 44 635 20 39
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AND 3.50

Curriculum vitae

02/2021 – Present                                          

Research Assistant and Doctoral Student, Division: International & Comparative Media Research, University of Zurich

Dissertation project: "The Role of News Recommendation Systems in Digital Democracies" (NFP77)

07/2020 – 02/2021 Corporate Communication Intern at Verkehrsbetriebe Zurich (VBZ), Switzerland
09/2018 – 09/2020

M.A. in Social Sciences (summa cum laude), Major: Communication Science & Media Research, Minor: Political Science, University of Zurich

Master Thesis: "Emotions on Social Media and their effect on digital engagement and political behaviour"

11/2019 – 07/2020 Research Assistant, Division: Media Change & Innovation, Department of Communication and Media Research, Zurich
07/2018 – 07/2020 Communications Trainee at ruby., Zurich
02/2017 – 02/2020 Tutor in Empirical Methods at Department of Communication and Media Research, Zurich
09/2015 – 09/2018 B.A. in Social Sciences, Major: Communication Science & Media Research, Minor: Political Science, University of Zurich


ZORA Publication List

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Research Interests

Algorithms & News Personalisation (SNF project), Political communication, Political Emotions, Empirical Methods, Social Media, Fandom and Participatory Culture



MA Research Seminar "Transformation of Political Information Environments"

2022/2021 BA Lecture "Einführung in die Methoden der Kommunikationsforschung"
2022 Seminar Advanced Methods of Empirical Communication Research 


Activities & Offices

08/2021- Present IKMZ PhD Clubs Organisation Committee