Sarah-Michelle Nienhaus has been a research assistant at the Chair of Communication and Media Studies III at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf since April 2021, where she previously worked as a research assistant. She also completed her studies at HHU (B.A. Social Sciences – Media, Politics, Society, M.A. Political Communication).
The topic of her master’s thesis was the framing of the Covid 19 pandemic in Bundestag debates and news reports. The topic of her dissertation project is polarization and debate style within political parties.