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Schulze Heidi

Heidi Schulze, M.A.

Doctoral Researcher


LB Rieger


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Room: A U116
Phone: +49(89)2180-9436

Office hours:
by appointment only

Further Information

Heidi Schulze, M.A., studied Communication Science, Media Studies, Media Technology, and English Studies in Dresden, Amsterdam and Braunschweig. During her studies she worked as tutor and student assistant at the Department of Communication Science (TU Dresden) and at the Department of Computer Science (TU Braunschweig).

Subsequent to her studies, she worked as lecturer at TU Dresden. Until the end of 2019, Heidi was part of the European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (EUROLAB) at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences as PhD candidate and deputy team leader.

In December 2019, Heidi Schulze joined the team of Prof. Dr. Rieger at the Department of Media and Communication at LMU Munich. Here she is part of a research project studying Islamist radicalization online.

Resarch Focus

Her research interests are located at the intersection of political & digital communication, public opinion research, and media effects research focusing specifically on online radicalisation and extremism, as well as at the application of computational methods and digital trace data analyses to study political behavior in online environments