Stephanie Bührer, BSc MSc

Predoctoral Researcher
Project: Digital Hate: Perpetrators, Audiences, and (Dis)Empowered Targets

Währinger Straße 29 (R. 7.02), 1090 Vienna

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Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

Stephanie Bührer is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Communication since February 2023. She finished her master's degree in psychology at the University of Vienna in 2015 and worked at the University of Bern until 2017, where she did research on "Social Optimism Bias".

Afterwards, Stephanie taught several classes at the University of Vienna until 2022 and worked freelance in science, test development and statistics. Her research focus at AdMe is digital hate, with a particular focus on perpetrators. Further research interests include in- and out-group effects, social identities, media psychology, and methodology.

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • 2024, August
    Top Paper Award for the paper "All roads lead to hate? Five prediction paths for online incivility and intolerance perpetration", Communication Theory and Methodology Division, Theory Paper Competition, AEJMC annual convention, Philadelphia, PA, USA (as a co-author of Kevin Koban & Jörg Matthes)