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Regula Hänggli Fricker

Prof. Dr.

regula.haenggli@unifr.ch

Professeur-e ordinaire

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PER 21 bu. F329
Bd de Pérolles 90
1700 Fribourg

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PER 21, F329

Président-e de département

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PER 21 bu. F329
Bd de Pérolles 90
1700 Fribourg

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PER 21, F329

  • Biography

    Regula Hänggli is a professor specialized in political communication at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Her work deals with media & democracy, digitalization, opinion formation, and the origin of dialogue. Before she came to Fribourg, she was a professor at Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR). She is also a member of a federal expert group addressing the digital transformation of our society.

    Hänggli holds a PhD in Political Science and an M.A. in Political Science (major subject), and Economics (minor subject) from the University of Berne. Her research interests include political communication in a comparative perspective, institutional reforms, and societal impact of technological change.

    During fall term 2018, Hänggli is a visiting scholar at the ETH in Zurich. Before coming to Fribourg, she was an assistant professor at Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR). In 2008/ 2009 Hänggli was a visiting scholar at the Northwestern University, Evanston/USA visiting Prof. Dr. James Druckman.

     

  • Publications

    Publications

    a) Books

    Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli, Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi (forthcoming): Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. A Comparative Analysis of the Political Communication Strategies on Labour Market Policies in Western Europe. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Hänggli, Regula (2018): The Origin of Dialogue in the News Media. Under Revision.

     

    b) Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals or Edited Volumes with Peer Review Standard

    Hänggli, Regula and Flavia Fossati (forthcoming): Theoretical Framework: Production of Policy-specific Political Communication. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Hänggli, Regula (forthcoming): Framing Strategies- Important Messages in Public Debates. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Hänggli, Regula and Richard van der Wurff (forthcoming): Quality of Public Debates. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment.  Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Kriesi, Hanspeter and Regula Hänggli (forthcoming): The Positioning of the Actors in the Public Debates. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Kriesi, Hanspeter, Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli, Regula and Christian Elmelund- Præstekær (forthcoming): The Variety of National Debates. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Kriesi, Hanspeter, Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia and Regula Hänggli (forthcoming): Introduction: Shaping the Debate on Unemployment and the Labour Market. In: Shaping the Debate on how to Fight Unemployment. Bernhard, Laurent, Fossati, Flavia, Hänggli Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

     

    Bernhard, Laurent and Regula Hänggli (2018): Who Holds Populist Attitudes? Evidence from Switzerland. In: Swiss Political Science Review. 24(4): 510–524.

     

    Dalmus, Caroline, Hänggli Regula and Laurent Bernhard (2017): The Charm of Salient Issues? Parties’ Strategic Behavior in Press Releases. In: Peter Van Aelst and  Stefaan Walgrave (Ed.): How Political Actors Use the Media. Palgrave Macmillan: 183-202.

     

    Bochsler, Daniel, Hänggli, Regula and Silja Häusermann (2015): Consensus Lost? Disenchanted Democracy in Switzerland. In: Swiss Political Science Review: 475–490.

     

    Lecheler, Sophie, Keer, Mario, Schuck, Andreas and Regula Hänggli (2015): The Effects of Repetitive News Framing on Political Opinions over Time: Communication Monograph: 339-358.

     

    Hänggli, Regula (2012): Key Factors in Frame Building. Model Specification. American Behavioral Scientist. Special Issue: 300-317.

     

    Hänggli, Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi (2012): Frame Construction and Frame Promotion (Strategic Framing Choices). American Behavioral Scientist. Special Issue: 260-278.

     

    Hänggli, Regula, Schemer, Christian and Patrick Rademacher. (2012). Toward a Methodological Integration in the Study of Political Campaign Communication. In H. Kriesi (Ed.), Political Communication in Direct-Democratic Campaigns. Enlightening or Manipulating? Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan: 39-53.

     

    Hänggli, Regula, Bernhard, Laurent and Hanspeter Kriesi. (2012). Construction of the Frames. In H. Kriesi (Ed.), Political Communication in Direct-Democratic Campaigns. Enlightening or Manipulating? Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan: 69-81.

     

    Hänggli, Regula (2012). Key Factors in Frame Building. In H. Kriesi (Ed.), Political Communication in Direct-Democratic Campaigns. Enlightening or Manipulating? Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan: 125-142.

     

    Hänggli, Regula and Hanspeter Kriesi (2010): Political Framing Strategies and Their Impact on Media Framing in a Swiss Direct-Democratic Campaign. Political Communication 27(2):141-157.

     

    Wirth, Werner, Matthes, Jörg, Schemer, Christian, Wettstein, Martin, Friemel, Thomas, Hänggli, Regula and Gabriele Siegert (2010): Agenda Building and Setting in a Referendum Campaign: Investigating the Flow of Arguments among Campaigners, the Media, and the Public. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 87(2):328-345.

     

    Selb, Peter, Kriesi, Hanspeter, Hänggli, Regula and Mirko Marr (2009): Partisan choices in a direct-democratic campaign. European Political Science Review 1(1): 155-172.

     

    Kriesi, Hanspeter, Bernhard, Laurent and Regula Hänggli. (2009). The Politics of Campaigning – Dimensions of Strategic Action. In F. Marcinkowski & B. Pfetsch (Eds.), Politik in der Mediendemokratie. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften: 345-365.

     

     

    b) others

    Hänggli, Regula und Dirk Helbing (2018): Digitale Revolution und Ökonomie 4.0: Quo Vadis? Informatik allgemein. https://www.informatik-aktuell.de/management-und-recht/digitalisierung/digitale-revolution-und-oekonomie-40-quo-vadis.html

     

    Hänggli, Regula, Lenz, Franziska und Tim Frey (2018): Umsetzung mediale und digitale Bildung in den Kantonen. Universität Freiburg.
     

    Wirth, W., Esser, F., Wettstein, M., Engesser, S., Wirz, D., Schulz, A., Ernst, N., Büchel, F., Caramani, D., Manucci, L., Steenbergen, M., Bernhard, L., Weber, E., Hänggli, R., Dalmus, C., & Schemer, C. (2016). The Appeal of Populist Ideas, Strategies and Styles: A Theoretical Model and Research Design for Analyzing Populist Political Communication. University of Zurich: Working Paper 88 of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) on Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century.

    Dalmus, C.; Hänggli, R.; Bernhard, L. (2016). Issue competition between parties across communication channels: An empirical analysis of the 2011 Swiss Federal Elections. University of Zurich: Working Paper 93 of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) on Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century.

    Hänggli, Regula (2013): How Should I Vote? In H. Kriesi, L. Müller (Ed.): Democracy: An Ongoing Challenge. Lars Müller Publishers: 432-436.

     

    van der Heiden, Nico, Schwab Cammarano, Stephanie, Töndury, Andrea, Engesser, Sven, Hänggli, Regula, Auer, Andreas, Esser, Frank und Daniel Kübler (2013). Regierungskommunikation in der direkten Demokratie. In: Auer, Andreas and Katharina Holzinger (Hg.). Gegenseitige Blicke über die Grenze: Bürgerbeteiligung und direkte Demokratie in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Nomos. Zürich/Baden-Baden: 81-104.

     

    van der Heiden, Nico und Regula Hänggli (2011). Die Meinungsbildung der StimmbürgerInnen und die Rolle der politischen Kommunikation. In: van der Heiden, Nico and Daniel Kübler (Hg.): Direkte Demokratie und politische Kommunikation in der Informationsgesellschaft: Herausforderungen für den Kanton Aargau. Aarau: ZdA: 33-53.

    Hänggli, Regula (2006). Gemeindefusionen— Ein Beitrag zur Erklärung und Beschreibung institutioneller Reformen. Lizentiatsarbei.  Bern, Institut für Politikwissenschaft. Won Prize „Excellence“ for the best Master Thesis in 2006 by IDHEAP, Lausanne, Switzerland (2006).

     

  • Teaching and courses

    Forschungsseminar: Soziale Medien und gesellschaftlicher Diskurs (Teil 2) UE-EKM.00660 Bachelor, SP-2019
    Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

    Monday 08:15 - 12:00, PER21 Room F130

    Master course: Media, Digitalization & Democracy UE-EKM.00548 Master, SP-2019
    Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

    Monday 13:15 - 15:00, PER21 Room B130

    Master-Kolloquium UE-EKM.00228 Master, SP-2019
    Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

    Wednesday 17:15 - 19:00, PER21 Room F130

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