People – University of Copenhagen

People

Rebecca Adler-Nissen Rebecca Adler-Nissen is Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen and director of Digital Disinformation. Her research focuses on International Relations theory, diplomacy, sovereignty and European integration as well as digital methods, participant observation and anthropological methods in IR. Further, Adler-Nissen is director of the research project DIPLOFACE, which explores the diplomatic consequences of state leaders’ use of social media hereby advancing our theoretical understanding of diplomacy in the 21st century.
Frederik Georg Hjort

Frederik Georg Hjorth is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on electoral behaviour, opinion formation, immigration, American and Danish politics, presidential campaigns, data visualisation and digital disinformation. In his dissertation, Ethnicization in Welfare State Politics, Frederik Georg Hjorth explores how rhetoric and context can shape political cognition and behaviour by invoking group identities. In a diversifying Europe, group identities are likely to become ever more salient. The dissertation adds to our understanding of when and how this matters for politics.

Yevgeniy Golovchenko

Yevgeniy Golovchenko is a Ph.D. fellow at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. His research interests include Russian and Ukrainian media, civil society and political engagement on social media. In his Ph.D. dissertation, Golovchenko investigates the informational conflict on social media surrounding the war in Ukraine. He uses digital methods to map networks of online misinformation and disinformation about the political events of the international conflict.

Mareike Hartmann is a Ph. D. fellow at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. Her research interests include natural language processing and machine learning.

Sune Lehmann Jørgensen

Sune Lehmann Jørgensen is Associate Professor at DTU Informatics, the Technical University of Denmark. He is currently working in the intersection between physics, sociology, and computer science. The research of Sune Lehmann Jørgensen focuses on understanding the structural and dynamical aspects of complex network topology, as seen from a statistical standpoint as well as understanding temporal dynamics of multiplex networks based on data – a large scale sociometer experiment.

Anders Søgaard

Anders Søgaard is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. His research interests include natural language processing and machine learning.

Viktor Emil Madsen is a MA student of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, and student assistant at Digital Disinformation and DIPLOFACE.