Christopher Starke works as a post-doctoral researcher for political communication at the Department of Social Sciences (Prof. Frank Marcinkowski) at the University of Düsseldorf.
From 2012 to 2017 he was a PhD candidate at the chair ‘Communication – Media – Society’ of the Institute for Communication Science (University of Münster). In 2016, Christopher Starke completed a research and teaching visit at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He obtained his PhD in Communication Research from the University of Münster. His dissertation titled ‘United in Diversity? The Effects of Media Identity Framing on Individual European Solidarity’ will be published in 2019. In addition to European solidarity, his research and teaching activities focus on political communication, artificial intelligence, political trust and corruption.