Rok Smrdelj (FA, UL)

Rok Smrdelj (1992) is a Research Associate at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. His research focuses on the sociology of media and communication, with a particular emphasis on the study of communication relations in the hybrid media sphere. In his PhD, he examined the construction of the migrant “crisis” on Twitter in Slovenia using a combination of critical discourse studies and digital quantitative methods. He also serves as the secretary of the Slovenian Sociological Association and as the book review editor for the journal Social Science Forum. He received an award from the Slovene Sociological Association for young, promising sociologists. In the period 2017–2022 he was a scholarship holder of the Eng. Milan Lenarčič University Foundation.


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