Dr Mona Krewel

Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand


Dr Mona Krewel a lecturer in Comparative Politics with a specialization in the study of elections, political parties, and public opinion at Victoria University of Wellington, as well as an External Fellow of the Mannheim Center for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim (Germany). Before joining VUW, Dr Krewel has been the DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor in Cornell’s Department of Government where she taught classes on (Western) Europe and EU politics, political communication, and quantitative methods from 2015 to 2019. At Cornell University she has also been a Faculty Affiliate of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. 

Dr Krewel’s research mostly focuses on the relation between media and politics in Western Europe and in particular on the role of the media in election campaigns. In this context, she is specifically interested in persuasive and mobilizing campaign effects on voters. Dr Krewel is a member of the board of the German Society for Electoral Research (DGfW) and part of the election study teams which conduct the German Longitudinal Election Study (GLES) and the New Zealand Election Study (NZES). Besides that, she is also conducting the New Zealand Social Media Study (NZSMS). Moreover, Dr Krewel as extensively researched the Council of Europe’s (COE) as as well as the EU’s media policy, in particular their broadcasting policies. 

Dr Krewel is available for all media requests regarding national elections in Europe as well as the European parliamentary elections and the media coverage and political communication around these elections, as well as on EU summits and EU politics.

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