Azade Esther Kakavand, BA MA

Research Associate (pre-doc)

Kolingasse 14-16
1090 Wien


T: +43-1-4277-49359











Azade Kakavand is a Ph.D. candidate at the Computational Communication Science Lab of the University of Vienna, supervised by Prof. Annie Waldherr. Her research interests include political communication, polarization and radicalization, and computational methods.
Azade completed the Erasmus Mundus Master "Journalism, Media and Globalisation" with specialisation on Media and Politics at Aarhus University and the University of Amsterdam. For her master thesis she researched minority signification in German crime reporting. Additionally, she has worked as a research assistant at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research.

Research Areas: Political Communication, Computational Methods, Polarisation and Radicalisation