New deputy head: Julian Ausserhofer


AUSSDA continues to grow. On January 15th communication researcher Julian Ausserhofer joined the data archive.

Before joining AUSSDA, Julian was media spokesperson for the Austrian Ministry of Education. Previously, he worked in research and teaching for nine years, among others at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin, and the Institute for Journalism and PR of the FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Graz. His dissertation, which he wrote at the Institute of Communication at the University of Vienna, deals with editorial workflows in data journalism. His research interests include digital methods in the social sciences and journalism as well as political communication in social media.

At AUSSDA, Julian will work on positioning the organization in science and the public in a sustainable way. The joint development of internal strategies, processes and structures is on his agenda as well as the representation of AUSSDA in national and international activities.

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(photo: Dominik Geiger)