Lana holds a BSc in Mathematical Economics from the St-Petersburg State University of Economics and MSc in Political Science and Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before returning to academia, Lana served 4 years as a consultant at EY.
Lana studies how mass media is used to help generate political support; additionally, she is a part of JUSTINT working group. Methodologically, Lana is interested in contemporary Text as Data approaches.
What do fluctuations in media narratives reveal about an autocratic regime’s tactics, as well as strengths and weaknesses?
Teaching assistant roles
2020 - 2021
2019 - 2020
Selected conference presentations
- Virtual Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes (VWAR) 2020. "Warfare Agenda-setting on Russian Television, 2009 - 2019"
- IC2S2 (MIT) 2020. "Giddy Minds and Foreign Quarrels. The strategic coverage of international conflicts by Russian television, 2009 - 2019"
- Zurich Text as Data (Zurich ETH and UZH) 2019. "The strategic coverage of international conflicts by Russian media, 2009 - 2019"
Professor Tomila Lankina
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