Politics and Democracy Research Group

This research group encompasses projects and topics examining the inter-relationship of media, politics, and democracy. Broadly, topics and interests cover political communication, inter-group political communication among users and communities, the role of communication in established and emerging democracies, as well as illiberal regimes. Our research projects include, but are not limited to studies of online social movements, political activism, digital resistance, elections, voters and campaigns, civil society discourses, international or domestic politics, etc.

DMRC research programs

This group contributes to the research within the following DMRC research programs:

Digital Publics

Computational Communication & Culture

Governing Digital Societies 

Group Members