Xixuan Zhang is a research associate in the research project: "DIFFCONT - Diffusion dynamics of conspiracy theories and adaptation strategies in hybrid information ecologies" at the Freie Universität Berlin. Previously, she worked in the research group "News, Campaigns and the Rationality of Public Discourse" at the Weizenbaum Institute. She is writing her PhD on "Mapping Digital Environmentalism: a Computational Approach" at Freie Universität Berlin and studied media and political communication at Freie Universität Berlin and media informatics at Technische Universität Berlin. An essential part of her studies is the use of computational methods ranging from text mining to network analysis and machine learning.
Positions at Weizenbaum Institut
Research Group „Dynamics of Digital Mobilisation“