Anne Schulz

Anne Schulz, MA

Assistentin / Research and Teaching Assistant

Phone: +41 44 635 20 38

Room number: AND 3.28

a.schulz@ikmz.uzh.ch

Portrait

Anne Schulz is working as a project assistant for the project "Populism in the Context of Globalization and Mediatization" at the NCCRdemocracy and at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IKMZ), division of Media Psychology and Effects. As of February 2014 she is a PhD candidate in the program "Democracy Studies" at the University of Zurich. Her dissertation project focuses on populist citizens' media perceptions and media use. Anne Schulz has been studying communication science, psychology and sociology at the University of Erfurt (2007-2011, B.A.), at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France (2011) and at the University of Zurich (2011-2014, M.A.).

Curriculum Vitae & Publications

Complete CV & Publications Anne Schulz, August 2018 (PDF, 169 KB)

Selected Publications

Schulz, A., Wirth, W. & Müller, P. (2018). We are the People and You are Fake News: A Social Identity Approach to Populist Citizens’ False Consensus and Hostile Media Perceptions. Communication Research. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0093650218794854 

Schulz, A. (2018). Where Populist Citizens get the News: An Investigation of News Audience Polarization along Populist Attitudes in Eleven Countries. Communication Monographs.doi:10.1080/03637751.2018.1508876

Müller, P., Schemer, C., Wettstein, M., Schulz, A., Wirz, D. S., Engesser, S., & Wirth, W. (2017). The Polarizing Impact of News Coverage on Populist Attitudes in the Public. Evidence From a Panel Study in Four European Democracies. Journal of Communication67(6), 968–992. doi:10.1111/jcom.12337 

Schulz, A., Müller, P., Schemer, C., Wirz, D. S., Wettstein, M., & Wirth, W. (2017). Measuring Populist Attitudes on Three Dimensions. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. Advance online publication. 10.1093/ijpor/edw037 

Schulz, A., & Rössler, P. (2012). The Spiral of Silence and the Internet. Selection of Online Content and the Perception of the Public Opinion Climate in Computer-Mediated Communication Environments. International Journal of Public Opinion Research24(3), 346–367. doi:10.1093/ijpor/eds022

Current Position

Research Assistant NCCR

Dissertation Project

"Populist Citizens' Media Perceptions and Media Use" (provisional title)

Awards

2018: Kaid-Sanders Best Political Communication Article of the Year Award for the article Müller, P., Schemer, C., Wettstein, M., Schulz, A., Wirz, D. S., Engesser, S., & Wirth, W. (2017). The Polarizing Impact of News Coverage on Populist Attitudes in the Public. Evidence From a Panel Study in Four European Democracies. Journal of Communication, 67(6), 968–992. 

2018: Best Paper Award by the Communication & Politics Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK): Populistische Krisen-Rhetorik: Wie Emotionalisierung und Dramatisierung von populistischen Inhalten deren Wirkung verstärkt. [The populist crisis-rhetoric: How emotionalization and dramatization amplify the effects of populist communication] (with D. S. Wirz, N. Ernst, W. Wirth, M. Wettstein, P. Müller & C. Schemer )

2017: Best Paper Award by the Media Effects Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK): The Populist Worldview: How Populist Citizens Perceive Media and Public Opinion Climate (with W. Wirth, D. S. Wirz, M. Wettstein, P. Müller & C. Schemer)

2011: Best Paper Award by the Media Effects Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK): Cumulation, Consonance and Networkeffects. Noelle-Neumann's Spiral of Silence Theory Online. Readjusting the Spiral of Silence Theory in the Light of the Social Web. (with P. Rössler & M. Mewes)

Academic Education

2007-2010 Communication science and psychology at the University of Erfurt (B.A.)
2010 Psychology at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France
2011-2014 Communication science, psychology and sociology at the University of Zurich (M.A.)
2014- PhD candidate in the doctoral program „Democracy Studies“ at the University of Zurich

Professional Experience

2013 Project assistant at the NCCRdemocracy and at the the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IKMZ)
2012 Student assistant for statistics and introductory courses to communication science
2012 Student assistant for the NCCR project "The strategies and processes of attitude formation and public participation in comparative perspective"
2011 Intern at Goldmedia GmbH Strategy Consulting, Berlin
2009 Intern at ZDF; ZDFtivi (German public service broadcaster)
2008-2011 Student assistant at the Institute for Media and Communication Science at the University of Erfurt.

Teaching

HS 2014 Research Seminar BA: Biased Perceptions of Media Messages, part 1 (with Katharina Sommer)
FS 2015 Research Seminar BA: Biased Perceptions of Media Messages, part 2 (with Katharina Sommer)
HS 2015 Lecture MA: Multivariate Data Analysis (with Werner Wirth)
FS 2016 Seminar BA: Media Effects on Body Images (with Dominique Wirz) 
HS 2016 Lecture MA: Multivariate Data Analysis (with Werner Wirth & Dominique Wirz)
FS 2017 Seminar BA: Media Effects on Body Images (with Dominique Wirz) 
HS 2017 Lecture MA: Multivariate Data Analysis (with Werner Wirth & Dominique Wirz)