Lucy Huschle

Since October 2021, Lucy Huschle has been a research assistant at the Chair of Political Science/ Didactics of Politics. She first studied journalism at the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and then completed a degree in communication research with a focus on politics at the University of Erfurt. Within her master's thesis, she dealt with the implications of communicative action between social milieus with regard to democratic theory. She also worked as a trainer in extra-curricular, non-partisan civic education during her studies.

Research Interests:

  • Empirical educational research
  • Media, politics and civic education: e.g. (digitalized) public spheres, disinformation, hate speech, right-wing communication strategies, media ethics and media education
  • Communication and democratic culture: e.g. intergroup conflict/ recognition/ trust