Dr. Christian Baden

Dr. Christian Baden is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Smart Institute and Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on the collaborative, dynamic construction of meaning in conflict and crisis discourse, specifically investigating the resonance and justification of frames. He is also member of the INFOCORE project consortium investigating the role of media in war and conflict.

Brenda Danet Post-Doctoral Fellows



Dr. Julia Sonnevend

Julia Sonnevend is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at the University of Michigan. She has been named a Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smart Family Institute of Communications at the Hebrew University and an Associate Postdoctoral Fellow at the Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace. She will be in Jerusalem from December 2013 until September 2014. 


Dr. Yuval Benziman


A Post Doctoral Fellow at the Smart Institute and at the Department of   Communication and Journalism. His research interests are Israeli cinema and other culture channels, and the way they construct the Israeli         narrative and frame the Israeli-Arab conflict. 


Dr. Alexandra Eliora Herfroy-Mischler


A Post Doctoral Fellow at the Smart Institute and at the
Department of Communication and Journalism. Her research interests include the press agencies (their history and the anthropology of press agency journalism), qualitative and quantitative content analysis of news, Grounded Theory, and historical memory in contemporary news coverage of the restitution of Jewish looted assets during and after WWII (1943-2011).

Dr. Nahuel Ribke


A Post Doctoral Fellowat the Smart Institute and at the Department of Communication and JournalismHis research interests cover political and cultural processes in Latin American mass media, cultural models and intercultural contact, and mass media history.