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Description of research and teaching

I am a postdoc researcher interested in political communication and journalism. My doctoral dissertation was about political humor in the current media landscape, open access: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/349760

Currently, I am working on the following research projects:

Political Humor in Power Struggles of Democracy (Kone Foundation):


Humour Scandals (Ku Leuven):


Whirl of Knowledge (Academy of Finland):



I have been teaching courses about political communication, publicity, democracy & media, and political humor. This semester, I will be teaching a course about politics and communication (in Finnish):


Fields of Science

  • 518 Media and communications