Staff members with discipline Communication Studies
Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.
- Digital Media Literacy
- Media Education in Schools
- Media and Migration
- Inter- and Transcultural Communication
- Hate, Intolerance, and Prejudice in Europe and North America
- Racism and Bigotry in Digital Propaganda
- Regulatory Responses to Extremism Online
- Social Media and Political Culture
- Disinformation, Social Media Manipulation, and Digital Advertising
- Natural Language Processing, Corpus Linguistics, and Critical Discourse Analysis
- Social Network Analysis
- Visual Methods
Prior to joining the University of Groningen, Bharath was a postdoctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. At the OII, he contributed to three projects: (1) the Computational Propaganda Project, where he contributed to analysis of Russian social media manipulation in the United States; (2) the VOX-Pol Project, where he contributed research on digital cultures of the far right in Europe and North America; and (3) the Data Science in Local Government Project, where he contributed survey design and data analysis to understand the state of the art of data science techniques used in local government in the UK (2017-2018).
Bharath completed his PhD in Geography at UCL in 2017, funded by the Bonnart Trust (www.fbbtrust.org.uk). From 2014 to 2017, he was also Senior Researcher at Tell MAMA (www.tellmamauk.org), a British charity that monitors and supports victims of anti-Muslim hate crime. Bharath has commented widely on issues related to disinformation on social media, Russian involvement in the 2016 United States election, hate speech, and the radical right in the UK Houses of Parliament, United Nations, and international media outlets. His recent publications have appeared in journals including the Journal of International Affairs and European Societies.
Research methods: qualitative and quantitative
Topics: Information system implementation, adoption and adaptation, Communication, Aging, Organizational change, Societal challenges, Mixed methods, Participatory research
- Classroom interaction
- Emergency calls
- Health communication
+31 50 36 37203
Dr. Prey completed his PhD in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University (Canada) in 2015. Before this he worked with Migrant World Television (MWTV) in Seoul, South Korea.
Areas of Expertise:
Technology and Society
Cultural Industries (esp. the music industries)
Social and Media Theory
Political Economy of (New) Media
+31 50 36 37413