Regula Hänggli is an Assistant Professor of Political Communication. Her research interests are in political communication, political behaviour, empirical methods and research designs. More specifically, her current work deals with frame building, public opinion formation, and debate quality.
She wrote her Ph.D. on the flow of messages in direct-democratic campaigns (assessed by Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi and Prof. James Druckman) at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Between 2006 and 2010, Regula Hänggli was a reader (Oberassistentin) in comparative politics at the University of Zurich and senior researcher at the NCCR Democracy (National Centre of Competence in Research, a research network which is characterized by an intense cooperation between communication scientists and political scientists). From 2008 to 2009, Regula Hänggli spent 9 month of doctoral research at Northwestern University (USA), as a visiting fellow.
Regula Hänggli has published on frame building, political communication, and partisan choices in journals such as the Political Communication, Amercian Behavioral Scientist, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, or European Political Science Review.
For more information see: http://home.medewerker.uva.nl/r.haenggli/