Bronwen Deacon is a research assistant within the research program “Knowledge & Society” and project manager for the essay competition “twentyforty“. She studied at the Universität of Arts Berlin (UdK) and at the Stockholm University (SU) and holds a bachelor and a masters degree in “Communication in Social and Economic Contexts” (GWK). Between her bachelor and master studies, she worked for one year as a strategist and innovation manager at the branding agency Brand Union (now Superunion).
During her bachelor’s degree she focused on strategic communication planning and behavioral psychology. She wrote her bachelor thesis on the topic of possibilities and limits of Nudging. Her latest research focuses on the future of political communication in the context of media change. Bronwen is particularly interested in the changes of social structures and processes brought about by media change. Her master thesis “Knowledge & Politics” was an empirical study examining the source references of selected politicians in their online communication (Twitter) during the 2019 European election campaign in Germany.
Researcher and project manager: Knowledge & Society
Book contributions and chapters
Fecher, B., Deacon, B., Ingen-Housz, T., Sokolovska, N. (Eds.) (2020). An Unlikely Experiment., Twentyfourty - Utopias for the Digital Society (pp. 9-15) Berlin, Germany: Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3678207 Publication details