Rosa van Santen is postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Political Science, on the project Beyond Agenda-setting: Towards a better understanding of the power relationship between politicians and journalists. This is a comparative study on the reciprocal relationship between media and politics.
On 26 june 2012 she succesfully defended her PhD thesis at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, finishing up her Popularization and Personalization. A Historical and Cultural Analysis of Dutch Political Television Journalism, in which she traces processes of popularization and personalization, describes their forms and formats, and explains their emergence at particular moments in time.
Rosa teaches in the field of political communication at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University.
She holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Amsterdam. Her thesis examined the use of party websites as campaign instruments during the 2006 parliamentary elections in the Netherlands.
More information: http://rosavansanten.wordpress.com/