Annika is a PhD student in Media and Communication Science at the School of Education and Communication (HLK).
In her research project, she focuses on environmental justice activism. Her research interests revolve around environmental communication & sociology, activism, postcolonialism, development narratives, cross-national analyses and social justice.
Annika holds a double bachelor’s degree (B.A./License) in media and communication science from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in Germany and Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France.
She also has a Master of Social Science (M.A. equivalent) in Sustainable Communication from Jönköping University. At the University of Jena in Germany, she completed one year in the M.A. in Sociology focused on societal transformation and sustainability before starting her PhD.
Annika was a lecturer in several courses at HLK and a scientific assistant in the EU-funded research project 'KIDS4ALLL' that creates inclusive learning strategies and material for children and teenagers. Furthermore, she worked and interned as an online editor in a startup incubator, an NGO and a PR agency.