Institut für Kommunikationspsychologie und Medienpädagogik

JProf. Dr. Christian von Sikorski

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Fortstraße 7
Gebäude K , Raum K5.04
76829 Landau Landau

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Tel.: +49 6341 28031304
Tel.: +49 6341 28036711 (Sekretariat)
E-Mail: vonsikorski@uni-landau.de

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Forschung

  • Politische Psychologie
  • Medieneffekte in digitalen Medienumgebungen
  • Politische Kommunikation
  • Politische Polarisierung
  • Misinformation
  • Politische Skandale
  • Terrorismus
  • (Reduzierung von) Antisemitismus
  • Politik & Sport
  • Umweltkommunikation

Persönliches

von Sikorski, C., & Merz, P. (accepted). "No-go Zone for Jews?  Examining how news on anti-Semitic attacks increase victim blaming". Communications: European Journal of Communication Research. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 2.095]

 

Pavlović, T., Azevedo, F., De, K., C. Riaño-Moreno, J. C., Maglić, M., Gkinopoulos, T., ... von Sikorski, C., ..., & Van Bavel, J. J. (2022). Predicting attitudinal and behavioral responses to COVID-19 pandemic using machine learningPNAS NEXUS. doi:10.1093/pnasnexus/pgac093

 

Van Bavel, J. J., Cichocka, A., Capraro, V., Sjåstad, H., Nezlek, J. B., Pavlović, T., … von Sikorski, C., …, & Boggio, P. S. (2022). National identity predicts public health support during a global pandemic. Nature Communications 13, 515. 
doi:10.1038/s41467-021-27668-9. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 14.919]

 

von Sikorski, C. (2022). Trump against Germany: Examining how news about Donald Trump's anti-German utterances affect anti-Americanism in Germany: A moderated mediation model The International Journal of Press/Politics, 27(1), 263-284. doi:10.1177/1940161220964773. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 6.592]

 

von Sikorski, C., Schmuck, D., Matthes, J., Klobasa, C., Knupfer, H., & Saumer, M. (2022). Do journalists differentiate between Muslims and Islamist terrorists? A content analysis of terrorism coverage. Journalism, 23(6), 1171-1193. doi:10.1177/1464884921990223. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.436]

 

Kubin, E., & von Sikorski, C. (2021). The role of (social) media in political polarization: A systematic review. Annals of the International Communication Association, 45, 188-206. doi:10.1080/23808985.2021.1976070.  [SSCI listed]

 

Dan, V., Paris, B., Donovan, J., Hameleers, M., Roozenbeek, J., van der Linden, S., & von Sikorski, C. (2021). Visual mis- and disinformation, social media, and democracyJournalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 98, 641-664. doi:10.1177/10776990211035395. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.128]

 

Matthes, J., Schmuck, D., & von Sikorski, C. (2021). In the eye of the beholder: A case for the visual hostile media phenomenon. Communication Research. doi:10.1177/00936502211018596.  [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.856]

 

von Sikorski, C. (2021). Visual polarization: Examining the interplay of visual cues and media trust on the evaluation of political candidatesJournalism. doi:10.1177/1464884920987680. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.436]

 

von Sikorski, C., Matthes, J., & Schmuck, D. (2021). The Islamic State in the news: Journalistic differentiation of Islamist terrorism from Islam, terror news proximity, and Islamophobic attitudes. Communication Research, 48, 203-232. doi:101177/0093650218803276. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.856]

 

von Sikorski, C., & Saumer, M. (2021). Sexual harassment in politics. News about victims’ delayed sexual harassment accusations and effects on victim blaming: A mediation model. Mass Communication and Society, 24, 259-287. doi:10.1080/15205436.2020.1769136. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 3.309]

 

Matthes, J., Marquart, F., & von Sikorski, C. (2021). Likeminded and cross-cutting talk, network characteristics, and political participation online and offline: A panel study. Communications: European Journal of Communication Research, 46, 113-126.
doi:10.1515/commun-2020-2080. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 2.095]

 

Schmuck, D., & von Sikorski, C. (2020). Perceived threats from social bots: The media's role in supporting literacy. Computers in Human Behavior. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2020.106507. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 6.829]

 

von Sikorski, C. (2020). Scandalous?! Examining the differential effects of news coverage about (non-)severe political misconduct on voting intentions and news source evaluations. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 97, 762 -789. doi:10.1177/1077699020911081. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.128]

 

von Sikorski, C., Heiss, R., & Matthes, J. (2020). How political scandals affect the electorate. Tracing the eroding and spillover effects of scandals with a panel studyPolitical Psychology, 41, 549-568. doi:10.1111/pops.12638. 
[SSCI listed, Impact factor 4.333]

 

von Sikorski, C., & Herbst, C. (2020). Not practicing what they preached! Exploring negative spillover effects of news about ex-politicians’ hypocrisy on party attitudes, voting intentions, and political trust. Media Psychology23, 436-460. doi:10.1080/15213269.2019.1604237. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 3.824]

 

Matthes, J., Knoll, J., Valenzuela, S., Hopman, D., & von Sikorski, C. (2019). A meta-analysis of the effects of cross-cutting exposure on political participation. Political Communication, 36, 523-542. doi:10.1080/10584609.2019.1619638. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 5.921]

 

Matthes, J., Schmuck , D., & von Sikorski, C. (2019). Terror, terror, everywhere? How terrorism news shape support for anti-Muslim policies as a function of perceived threat severity and controllability. Political Psychology40, 935-951. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 3.365]

 

Heiss, R., von Sikorski, C., & Matthes, J. (2019). Populist Twitter posts in news stories: Statement recognition and the polarizing effects on candidate evaluation and anti-immigrant attitudes. Journalism Practice, 13, 742-758. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 1.542]

 

Matthes, J., Knoll, J., & von Sikorski, C. (2018). "Spiral of Silence" revisited: A meta-analysis on the relationship between perceptions of opinion support and political opinion expression. Communication Research, 45, 3-33. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 3.758]

 

von Sikorski, C., Knoll, J., & Matthes, J. (2018). A new look at celebrity endorsements in politics: Investigating the impact of scandalous celebrity endorsers and politicians’ best responses. Media Psychology, 21, 403-436. [SSCI listed, Impact factor 2.397]

 

von Sikorski, C. (2018). The aftermath of political scandals: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Communication, 12, 3109-3133. [SSCI listed Impact factor 1.069]

 

Allern, S., & von Sikorski, C. (2018). Political scandals as a democratic challenge: From important revelations to provocations, trivialities, and neglect. Introduction. International Journal of Communication, 12, 3014-3023. [SSCI listed Impact factor 1.069]

Christian von Sikorski ist Junior-Professor für Politische Psychologie (mit Tenure-Track) am Institut für Kommunikationspsychologie und Medienpädagogik (Fachbereich Psychologie) der Universität Koblenz-Landau (Campus Landau). In Forschung und Lehre beschäftig er sich mit Themen der Politischen Psychologie sowie der politischen Kommunikation. Insbesondere forscht er zu den Themen politische Polarisierung, der Rolle von Fehl- und Desinformationen in modernen digitalen Medienumgebungen, politischen Skandalen und der Terrorismusberichterstattung und ihren Einflüssen auf Intergruppenbeziehungen und politische Einstellungen.

Seine wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten erschienen in führende internationalen Fachzeitschriften wie Annals of the International Communication AssociationCommunication ResearchInternational Journal of Press/Politics, Political PsychologyMedia PsychologyPolitical CommunicationNature Communications. Zwischen 2015 und 2019 war Christian von Sikorski als Wissenschaftler an der Universität Wien tätig. Zuvor war er Gastwissenschaftler an der Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013) und der New York University (NYU, 2012).

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