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Karoline Helbig

Associate Researcher
Karoline Helbig

Karoline is currently a fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute and the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. She studied sociology at the University of Jena and worked as a research assistant at Helmut Schmidt University, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and the Weizenbaum Institute. Currently, she is doing her PhD at the Leibniz University of Hannover.

She mainly focuses on the impact of digital technologies, especially social media platforms, on democratic systems.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Fellow

Research Focus: Digital Infrastructures in Democracy

Research Group: Technology, Power and Domination

Fields of research

  • democratic theory
  • deliberative systems
  • digital constellation
  • social media platforms
  • communication structures
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)