Karolina KOC-MICHALSKA

Associate Professor

  • Communication & Culture

Expertise

Political communication
Electoral studies
Political engagement
New media and society
Media and Politics
Political Communication
Sociology of media
Public opinion
Methodology of research

Curriculum vitae

MA in Sociology
University of Silesia (Poland)

MA in Political Science and Journalism 
University of Silesia (Poland)

PhD in Human Sciences 
University of  Silesia (Poland)

Socrates Scholarship - European Studies Department
University of Durham (UK)

Publications

2017

KOC-MICHALSKA, K. (2017). Helping populism win? Social media use, filter bubbles, and support for populist presidential candidates in the 2016 US election campaign Information, Communication & Society, 20(9), 1389-1407.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., & LILLEKER, D. G. (2017). Digital Politics: Mobilization, Engagement, and Participation. Political Communication, 34(1), 1-5.

LILLEKER, D. G., & KOC-MICHALSKA, K. (2017). What Drives Political Participation? Motivations and Mobilization in a Digital Age. Political Communication, 34(1), 21-43.

2016

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., & VEDEL, T. (2016). Civic political engagement and social change in the new digital age. New Media & Society, 18(9), 1807-1816.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., SMITH, A., & WEISSMAN, D. (2016). The normalization of online campaigning in the web 2.0 era. European Journal of Communication.

2015

KOC-MICHALSKA, K. (2015). Connaissances politiques et participation politique à l'ère numérique : ce que change l'internet. Sciences de la Société, (94), 177-200.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., TENSCHER, J., LILLEKER, D. G., MYKKANEN, J., WALTER, A. S., FINDOR, A., JALALI, C., ROKA, J. (2015). The professionals speak: Practitioners’ perspectives on professional election campaigning. European Journal of Communication, (94). 

2014

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., GIBSON, R., & VEDEL, T. (2014). Online campaigning in France 2007-2012: political actors and citizens in the aftermath of the web.2.0 evolution. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 11(2), 220-244.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., & LILLEKER, D. G. (2014). Evolving in step or poles apart? Online audiences and networking during Poland and France 2011-12 election campaign. International Journal of E-Politics, 5(2), 41-60.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., SUROWIEC, P., & BARANOWSKI, P. (2014). Poland’s 2011 Online Election Campaign: New Tools, New Professionalism, New Ways to Win Votes. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 11(2), 186-205.

2013

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. (2013). Online political communication strategies: MEPs e-representation and self-representation. Journal of Information Technology and Politics 10(2):190-207

2011

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D., SCHWEITZER, E.J., JACUNSKI, M., JACKSON, N., VEDEL, T. (2011). Informing, Engaging, Mobilising or Interacting: searching for a European model of web campaigning. European Journal of Communication 26(3): 195-213 

2015

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., & JACKSON, N. (2015 December). Social Media in the UK Election Campaigns 2008-2014: Experimentations, Innovation, and Convergence. In A. BRUNS, G. ENLI, E. SKOGERBO, A. OLOF LARSSON, & C. E. CHRISTENSEN (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics (pp. 325-337): Routledge.

2014

KOC-MICHALSKA, K. (2014). Online election campaigning: exploring supply and demand during the France 2012 presidential Election. In J. BISHOP, M. ASHU, & S. G. (Eds.), Politics and Policy in the Information Age. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., & LILLEKER, D. G. (2014). Les interactions avec tes adhérents : des stratégies interactives durant l'élection présidentielle française en 2012. In P. MAAREK (Ed.), La communication politique des Présidentielles de 2012. Paris: L'Harmattan.

2013

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., SUROWIEC, P. (2013). Participation in-media not across media: How the politically engaged use the web for political participation in Poland. In A. CHARLES (ed.) Media/Democracy: A Comparative Study, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2013.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., (2013). MEPs online: Understanding communication strategies for remote representatives. In P. Nixon, R. Rawal and D. Mercea (Eds.)Politics and the Internet in Comparative Context: Views from the cloud: 213-231. London: Routledge.

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., VEDEL, T. (2013). Les pratiques informationnelles durant la campagne présidentielle de 2012. In P. Perrineau (Ed), Le vote normal: les élections présidentielle et législatives d’avril-juin 2012, chroniques électorales, Presses de Sciences Po : Paris

KOC-MICHALSKA, K., LILLEKER, D. G., (2013). Online election campaigning: exploring supply and demand during the France 2012 presidential election". In J. BISHOP and M.G. Solo ASHU (eds) Politics and Policy in the Information Age. IGI Global

Numerous communications: 

  • International Communication Conference (ICA)
  • International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)

Doctoral supervision

Jianqi Tan Western Business School (WBS) of SWUFE, Chengdu, China

Scientific activities

Special issues editor:

  • New media and society (2015)
  • Political Communication (2016)
  • Journal of Information Technology and Politics (2017)

Reviewer for: 

  • New Media and Society
  • Journal of Information Technology and Politics
  • Political Communication
  • Communication Monographs
  • Computers in Human Behavior
  • International Journal of E-Politics
  • Central European Journal of Communication

Member of: 

  • International Communication Association (ICA)
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
  • Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • Association française de science politique (AFSP)
  • International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)