Isabella de Sousa Gonçalves, M.A.

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Since 01/2024: Research Associate at the Department of Communication, University of Mainz, Germany 

10.2020 12.2023:Researcher at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz with DAAD scholarship.

08.2019:Master of Arts in Communication Sciences at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil). Thesis title: Tecnologias da Memória: o NYT Archives e a recirculação do passado no Instagram (Technologies of memory: the NYT Archives and the recirculation of the past on Instagram).

03.2018 – 08.2019: Master of Arts in Kommunikation an der Bundesuniversität von Juiz de Fora (Brasilien)

09.2016 – 03.2017:Exchange Program at Ruhr Universität Bochum in Medienwissenschaft

03.2013 – 12.2017: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil). Thesis title: Do Golpe ao AI-5: a cobertura do The New York Times sobre a ditadura militar no Brasil (Between coup d’état and AI-5: press coverage of the military dictatorship in Brazil). 

Research Interests

Journalism, Framing, Social Representation, Political Communication, Media and Migration, Stereotyping and Prejudice, Global South.  

Activities in the academic community

  • Reviewer for international Journals and Conferences (International Journal of Press/Politics, Journalism Practice, Journal of Language and Politics, ICA, ECREA)
  • Member of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • Member of the International Communication Association (ICA) 

Grants and Awards

Contact Information

ORCID: Isabella Gonçalves (0000-0002-6492-9236)

Adress: Department of Communication, Jakob-Welder-Weg 12, 55099 Mainz
Office: Georg Forster-Gebäude 03.239
Phone: +49 6131 39 27794
Consultation Hours: Thursdays 2-4 p.m. by appointment by e-mail

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