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C. Dagoula, PhD

Assistant Professor
C. Dagoula, PhD
E-mail:
c.dagoula rug.nl

Chrysi Dagoula is an assistant professor at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies. She earned her PhD, entitled ‘The Ongoing Structural Transformations of the Digital Public Sphere(s): The Role of Journalism’, in 2017 from the University of Sheffield. PhD thesis also won an honorable mention for best dissertation in 'Information, Technology and Politics" in 2018 by APSA (American Political Science Association's Section on Information Technology and Politics). Her research reflects her broader academic interests on the developments in digital political communication and in digital journalism, and more specifically, on the conceptual discussions on the diachronic relationships between journalism and democracy within the public sphere theory. 

Education

  • PhD in Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield (October 2014 – October 2017, viva voce passed: July 2017). Awarded competitive University of Sheffield PhD Scholarship (fees & stipend), Thesis available: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/18499/
  • MA in Journalism and New Media, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (October 2009 – September 2012) Awarded upon completion of thesis, with 10/10: ‘Journalism in the social media era’ , Completed with overall mark of: 9.5/10
  • BA in Mass Communication and Media Arts (Journalism), Queen Margaret University of Edinburgh (October 2009 – May 2010) Completed with overall mark of: 78.58% [Distinction]
  • BA in History and Archaeology (History), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (October 2002 – April 2008) Specialization: History

Grants & Awards

  • August 2018: Honorable mention for best dissertation in "Information, Technology and Politics" in 2018 by APSA (American Political Science Association's Section on Information Technology and Politics)
  • April 2018: Research Grant (Advanced Media Institute) for the project ‘Mapping the Greek journalistic Twitter: a theoretical and practical approach’
  • September 2014:  Awarded with a three-year competitive University of Sheffield PhD Scholarship (fees & stipend)
  • September 2012: Top Grade award for MA degree (dissertation and overall)

Relevant Previous Employment

  • The University of Sheffield, Department of Journalism Studies (January 2018 - August 2018): MA thesis supervision
  • The University of Sheffield, Department of Journalism Studies & The Centre for the Freedom of the Media (January 2018 - April 2018): Lead Research Assistant
  • Sheffield Hallam University (March 2018 – August 2018): Specialist Visiting Lecturer
  • The University of Sheffield, Department of Journalism Studies (January 2015 - January 2018): Teaching Assistant
  • The University of Sheffield, Out of Our Minds project (December 2017 - August 2018): Communications Assistant
  • The University of Sheffield, Centre for Freedom of the Media (CFOM), Department of Journalism Studies (September 2017 - August 2018): Social Media and Events Coordinator
  • The University of Sheffield, Faculty of Social Sciences (2015/16, 2016/17): Project Facilitator, State of Sheffield, Achieve More Project
  • The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Methods Institute (January 2016 – March 2016): Teaching Assistant, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Making Sense of Data in the Media
  • AKMI Metropolitan College (September 2010 – May 2011): Instructor and Seminar Tutor

Relevant activities

  • Guest Lecture at Sheffield Hallam University, “Online research and Digital Ethnography”, for the module Research Methods (BA), 5 March 2018

- With The University of Sheffield 

  • Invited Lecture, “Technological challenges to media and journalism”, for the module Introducing Journalism Studies (BA), 14 November 2017
  • Research Seminar (2017), “The journalistic use of Twitter: Perceptions, Self-perceptions, and reality”, 24 May
  • Research Assistant (2017), Research contribution (survey and focus groups) on Bachelor’s Degree review (Department of Journalism Studies)
  • Research Seminar (2017), Teaching assistant at Discover Social Sciences event (Year 12) on the theme of ‘Social Science in a global, national and local context’
  • Invited Lecture (2017) “Digital Public Sphere(s) and the new political arenas in digital environments”, for the module Online Journalism Studies (MA), 22 February 2017
  • Invited Lecture (2017) “Journalism in the Social Media era”, for the module Online Journalism Studies (MA), 15 February 2017
  • Invited Lecture (2016) “Technological challenges to media and journalism”, for the module introducing Journalism Studies (BA), 29 November 2016
  • Research Seminar (2016) “The journalistic use of Twitter and its impact on the public sphere concept”, 20 April 2016
  • Research Seminar (2016) “The uses of Social Media in Political Dialogue through a Journalistic perspective”, 19 June 2015

- With Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2009 – 2011)

  • Research Assistant, The image of Aristotle University and its connection to the society of Thessaloniki (January 2011 – March 2011), Research Interviews 
  • Research Assistant, Worlds of Journalism (October 2010), Research Interviews and coding
  • Research Assistant, Fourth Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP 2009/2010) (October – November 2009), Extended content analysis and coding

Last modified:25 June 2019 3.28 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Harmonie complex

Room:
1312.0128