Michal Krzyzanowski

Professor at Department of Informatics and Media

Email:
michal.krzyzanowski[AT-sign]im.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 1025
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum (plan 3)
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Professor Michał Krzyżanowski is the Chair in Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden. He is one of the leading international scholars working on critical discourse studies of communication, media and social change with special focus on politics and practices of discrimination and exclusion. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Language and Politics & Co-Editor of Bloomsbury Advances in Critical Discourse Studies. See below & his Google Scholar for more info.

Keywords: communication fascism press media populism racism social media analysis communication for social change journalism ethnic discrimination critical discourse analysis

Professor Michał Krzyżanowski holds since 2020 the Chair in Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden.

He joined Uppsala University after holding a number of senior academic and leadership positions in communication and media departments in several countries. He was previously, inter alia, Head of Department and Chair in Communication and Media as well as Founding Director of a Research Group ‘Discourse & Society’ at the University of Liverpool, UK, or Chair and Head of Subject in Media in Communications as well as Head of the Research Group ‘Discourse, Communication & Media (DCM)’ at Örebro University, Sweden. He previously also worked at, inter alia, the Universities of Lancaster and Aberdeen in the UK as well as at the University of Vienna, Austria. Michał has also held such prestigious visiting posts as the Alfred Bonnier Jr. Professorship in Journalism and Mass Communication at Stockholm University, Sweden, or the appointment as affiliate Research Chair in Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool, UK.

Michał is one of the leading international scholars working on critical discourse studies of communication, media and social change with special focus on politics and practices of discrimination and exclusion. His main research areas include political discourse, digital media and journalism - and he analyses these with focus on anti-immigration rhetoric, normalisation of racism, social inequality and other challenges to democracy in the context of global rise of right-wing populism and neoliberalism. He also works on methodological innovations and combinations in qualitative and critical discourse studies in social and political research.

Michał is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Language and Politics which under his leadership has become one of the key international, interdisciplinary and critical fora for analysing discourse and communication in the processes of social and political change. He is also a co-editor of the book series Bloomsbury Advances in Critical Discourse Studies book series and sits on a number of editorial boards including of Critical Discourse Studies or Social Semiotics journals or such innovative book series as DATA Browser.

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