Audris Umel
Audris Umel

BIGSSS, Jacobs University

Tel.: +49 421 200 3966


South Hall, Room: 311

Regular Ph.D. Fellow, Field C, Cohort 2015

Research Interests

Social issues (e.g. migration, minorities and marginalization, peace and conflict)
Political and media discourse
Internet and new media 

Theories of social representations, positioning, and discourse
Mixed methods
Qualitative methodology
Digital ethnography and other internet research methods

Dissertation topic
Social representations and social media: Exploring Facebook and shared meanings of migration among Filipino migrants in Germany

Academic Supervisors
Christopher Cohrs
Margrit Schreier
Koen Leurs