Max Hänska is an LSE IDEAS associate and an LSE Fellow. His research centres around questions about the role of communication in social coordination. He has taught at the graduate and undergraduate level at the LSE.
One strand of his research focuses on the role of social media in communicating recent protests across the MENA, particularly the way social and broadcast media interacted in diffusing information about the protests. Another area of his research interest concerns the role of communication in supporting the legitimacy of collective decision-making. He is also the lead investigator of the ‘Euro Crisis in the Press’ project, a comparative analysis of news coverage of the Euro crisis.
Max holds a PhD in Media and Communications from the LSE. He is an editor and contributor to the Euro Crisis in the Press blog. A list of his publications can be found here and his personal website here.