Sarah-Michelle Nienhaus started working as a research assistant at the Chair of Communication and Media Studies III at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf in April 2021. She previously worked there as a student assistant. She also completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Düsseldorf (Social Sciences, B.A. and Political Communication, M.A.).
The topic of her master’s thesis is the framing of the Covid 19 pandemic in political debates and news reports. In her dissertation she focuses on deliberative as well as other stylistic properties of online discourses.