Helena Knupfer, BSc Bakk.phil.

Teaching Assistant

Währinger Straße 29, 1090 Wien

eMail: helena.knupfer@univie.ac.at

Helena is studying toward a MA qualification in the Department of Communication and a MSc at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Vienna since 2017. She holds a BSc in Psychology (University of Vienna, 2016) and a BA (Bakk.) in Journalism and Communication Studies (University of Vienna, 2016). Helena is working at the Department of Communication as a teaching assistant since October 2017.


  • 06/2019
    UNIVIE Teaching Award 2019 (category: "Giving and taking (peer-)feedback") for the course/lecture VERQUAN: Advanced Quantitative Methods held during the 2018 winter semester, awarded by the Rectorate of the University of Vienna, Austria (together with Jörg Matthes).
  • 05/2019
    Top Faculty Award
     for the paper "Do journalists differentiate between Muslims and Islamist terrorists? A content analysis of terrorism news coverage", Journalism Studies Division, ICA annual convention, Washington, D.C., USA (co-authors: Christian von Sikorski, Desirée Schmuck, Jörg Matthes, Claudia Klobasa, Melanie Saumer).