Ruta Kaskeleviciute, MSc BA

Predoctoral Researcher

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 3.18), 1090 Vienna

✆  +43-1-4277-49343
✉  ruta.kaskeleviciute@univie.ac.at

Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

Ruta Kaskeleviciute is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna since August 2019. She studied journalism and communication science at the University of Vienna, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (Helsinki, Finland) and University of Valencia (Spain). Her main research interests include media contents and effects, media psychology, political communication, and empirical methods.



Awards & Acknowledgements


  • 2021, August
    First Place Faculty Paper Award for the paper "Who says 'Muslims are not terrorists'? News differentiation, Muslim vs. non-Muslim sources, and attitudes toward Muslims", Religion & Media Interest Group, (virtual) AEJMC annual convention (co-authors: Helena Knupfer & Jörg Matthes).
  • 2020, August
    Top 2 Paper Award for the paper "'They are amongst us': News about terror, perceptions of sleeper terrorists, and negative stereotypes toward Muslims", Religion & Media Interest Group, (virtual) AEJMC annual convention (co-author: Jörg Matthes).