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Dr. Viorela Dan

Dr. Viorela Dan

Postdoctoral researcher


LMU Munich
Department of Media and Communication
Oettingenstr. 67
D-80538 Munich

Room: A110
Phone: +49 89 2180-9431
Fax: +49 89 2180-9429

Office hours:
by appointment

Further Information

Viorela joined the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich in October 2017. She received her PhD in Communication Studies from the Free University of Berlin in 2016. She holds a master’s degree in Communication from the Ilmenau University of Technology (2009). Viorela was a Visiting Scholar at the BI Norwegian Business School (2009-2010) and the University of Texas at Austin (2012 and 2013). She participated in shorter exchange programs for research and teaching purposes with several other universities, including Indiana University, University of Vienna, University of MissouriCentral Michigan University and Université Paris-Est Créteil.

Research Interests

Viorela’s research interests include the correction of misinformation, framing (verbal and visual), health communication, and political communication. Her doctoral dissertation, titled Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals, was recently published by Routledge.



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