Carina Kraft

Carina Kraft

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Carina is a current PhD student in Political Sociology at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. Her research interest broadly lies in understanding why young people become politically (dis)engaged. In her PhD project, Carina investigates the shift towards social media platforms as news sources and social media influencers as news agents in relation to political socialisation of users on such platforms.

Carina has a Bachelor and Master in Psychology. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she worked as a research associate advising (non-)governmental organisations in Germany on programmes focusing on demographic change, promoting social cohesion and implementing youth participation and citizenship education.

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