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Niina Meriläinen

Tampere University

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About

I am a researcher at Tampere University, Finland. I work as a senior researcher and research project leader in two multidisciplinary research projects. The research projects focus on explorative multidisciplinary human rights, communication & media, identity, narratives, and power relations research. I got my PhD in 2014: https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/44795 While I work in multiple research projects and ares, mainly my research focuses on selective realities, framing and agenda setting / vetting of various media and actors, human rights cases and co-research with vocational school students, user-based design of digital interactive technologies and power relations in political and social decision-making. Twitter: @niimerila Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1233-0395 The research projects are funded by Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (@HSsaatio) and Kone Foundation (@KoneenSaatio)

Research Interests

Africa, Civil Society, Cleavages, Comparative Politics, Conflict, Contentious Politics, Cyber Politics, Democracy, Elections, Elites, Ethnic Conflict, European Politics, Extremism, Gender, Globalisation, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, Media, Nationalism, Organised Crime, Policy Analysis, Political Competition, Political Economy, Political Leadership, Political Methodology, Political Participation, Political Parties, Political Psychology, Political Theory, Political Violence, Populism, Public Policy, Religion, Social Justice, Social Movements, Social Policy, Developing World Politics, Welfare State, Political Sociology, Analytic, Broadcast, Campaign, Cartel, Constructivism, Critical Theory, Feminism, Global, Identity, Immigration, Internet, Marxism, Methods, Neo-Marxism, Neo-Realism, Post-Modernism, Post-Structuralism, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Qualitative, Quantitative, Social Media, War, Agenda-Setting, Causality, Communication, Comparative Perspective, Corruption, Decision Making, Electoral Behaviour, Ethics, Experimental Design, Field Experiments, Memory, Mixed Methods, Narratives, Normative Theory, Political Activism, Political Engagement, Political Ideology, Political Regime, Power, Protests, Public Opinion, State Power, Voting Behaviour, Activism, Big Data, Capitalism, Empirical, LGBTQI, Policy-Making, Political Cultures, Refugee, Theoretical, Youth

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