Raffael Heiss is lecturer and postdoctoral resaercher at the MCI Center for Social & Health Innovation. Previously, he was a PhD candidate and uni:docs fellow at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna. His research interests include public health, communication, digital media, and civic engagement.
For recent publication activities see:
2014 - 2018PhD candidate & uni:docs fellow -
- University of Vienna, Department of Communications2013 - 2014PR & public affairs consultant - Grayling Austria2011Tutor - University of Vienna, Department of Communication2009 - 2013Intern - Communications & Network Consulting (UK); Tirol Tourist Board (Tirol Werbung); Tiroler Tageszeitung
2016International Summer School in Political Communication and Electoral Behaviour: Changing Media Environments, Changing Democracies - University of Milan (Certificate)2014 - 2018Communication - University of Vienna (PhD)2010Communication Management - Fudan University (Certificate)2008 - 2012Communication - University of Vienna (MA)2008 - 2012Political Science - University of Vienna (MA)2005 - 2008Political Science - University of Innsbruck (BA)
2017Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)Top Student Paper Award, AEJMC, Political Communication Interest Group: Heiss R.: "How to respond to right-wing populism? Investigating the effects of three government response strategies on anti-immigrant and anti-government attitudes"2015Universität Wienuni:docs. Individualförderinitiative der Universität Wien, die darauf abzielt, exzellente DoktorandInnen zu fördern. Gefördertes Forschungsprojekt: "Political Actors on Social Media: Outreach, Message Content and Effects on Young Citizens"