Audris Umel
Audris Umel

BIGSSS, Jacobs University

Tel.: +49 421 200 3966

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South Hall, Room: 311

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

Research Interests

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


Approaches:
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