David Nicolas Hopmann

Ph.D., MSc in Political Science

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

20062022
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Personal profile

Research areas

Media effects, in particular on political attitudes and behaviour

Interpersonal communication

Election campaigns

Research design and methods

Audience fragmentation

News consumption and media use

News media content and the forces shaping it

Journalists, their values, beliefs and motivation

Political communication

Curriculum

Academic positions

2019.03–present: Professor, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark

2016.01–2019.02: Professor with special responsibilities, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark

2012.04–2015.12: Associate Professor, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark

2012.09–2013.01: ‘Gastprofessor’, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IPMZ), University of Zurich, Switzerland

2009.06–2012.03: Assistant Professor, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark

2009.02–2009.05: Research Assistant, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark



Academic degrees

2009: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), University of Southern Denmark

2006: Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark

2003: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark



Awards and honours (selection)

2019: Fyens Stiftstidendes Forskerpris 

2012: Young Elite Researcher Award, Danish Research Council (DFF)

1998: Invited to the official celebrations of the German national day, “Tag der Deutschen Einheit” (for voluntary school political activity)

1998: Received in audience by Her Majesty Queen Ingrid, awarded a travel grant from Ingrid Fonden for Sønderjylland (for voluntary school political activity)



Larger research and teaching grants

2019–2022: Danish Environmental Protection Agency: 2,827,983 DKK (~380,000 EUR), PI

2018–2020: Danish Ministry of Culture, Sydslesvigudvalget: 320,900 DKK (~43,000 EUR) (with Grænseforeningen and Flensborg Avis)

2014-2018: European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research, COST: ~167,000 € p.a., co-applicant (PI: Prof Toril Aalberg, NTNU Trondheim)

2012–2014: Danish Research Council (Social Sciences, Sapere Aude): 998,028 DKK (~134,000 €), individual applicant

2012–2014: Danish Research Council (Social Sciences): 2,396,033 DKK (~322,000 €), individual applicant

2012–2013: EU INTERREG 4A South Denmark-Schleswig-K.E.R.N. program: 2,513,205 DKK (337,343 €), joint application with Prof Tobias Hochscherf, University of Applied Sciences Kiel (Interreg-lead partner), Germany

2009–2011: Det Kommunale Momsfond: 490,000 DKK (~66,000 €), co-applicant (PI: Prof Ulrik Kjær, University of Southern Denmark)



Study administrative tasks (selection)

2017–2020: Planning and organisation of an international teaching project for journalism students at the Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark (with Grænseforeningen and Flensborg Avis)

2011-2013: Planning and organisation of the Danish part of a joint teaching project for MA journalism students at the Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark, and the University of Applied Sciences Kiel, Germany (with Morten Skovsgaard)

2011: Planning and organization of a joint teaching project for MA journalism students at the Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark, and the Department of Communication and Media, Lund University, Sweden (November-December) (with Morten Skovsgaard and Mia-Marie Hammarlin); funded by Dansk-Svensk Kulturfond

2009–2017: External examiner (censor), political and social sciences at the Universities of Aarhus, Copenhagen and Southern Denmark and the Copenhagen Business School (reappointed 2013)

2009–2013: Head of Journalism Elective Programme, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark



Academic committee service (selection)

2019: Member, review panel HS-E: Political science, peace and conflict research, media and communications, Swedish Research Council

2017-present: Member, Media & Communication group under the bibliometric research indicator, Universities Denmark

2013–present: Member, since August 2014 head of Ph.D. committee, Dept. of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark

2013–2016: Vice Chair, Political Communication Section, European Communication Research and Education Association, ECREA

2011–present: Member, Science and Teaching Committee (FUU) of the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, Akademikerne

2011–2012: Member of Study Board, Centre for Journalism, University of Southern Denmark

2009–2011: Member, University Committee of the Danish Association of Lawyers and Economists (DJØF)




Updated 05/19

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Research Output 2006 2019

A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Cross-cutting Exposure on Political Participation

Matthes, J., Knoll, J., Valenzuela, S., Hopmann, D. N. & von Sikorski, C., 2019, In : Political Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Interpersonal discussions and immigration attitudes

Kalogeropoulos, A. & Hopmann, D. N., 1. Jun 2019, In : Communications. 44, 2, p. 185-203

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
immigration
interpersonal communication
immigrant
contact

Journalists’ Perceptions of Populism and the Media: A Cross-National Study Based on Semi-Structured Interviews

Stanyer, J., Salgado, S., Bobba, G., Hajzer, G., Hopmann, D. N., Hubé, N., Merkovity, N., Özerim, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Sanders, K. B., Spasojevic, D. & Vochocová, L., Mar 2019, Communicating Populism: Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe. Reinemann, C., Stanyer, J., Aalberg, T., Esser, F. & de Vreese, C. H. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 34-50 (Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

populism
journalist
interview
politician
qualitative interview

Political disagreement and vote volatility: the role of familism across different European countries

Mancosu, M. & Hopmann, D. N., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Political Science Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Politicians’ Perceptions of Populism and the Media: A Cross-National Study Based on Semi-Structured Interviews

Salgado, S., Stanyer, J., Hajzer, G., Hopmann, D. N., Kalsnes, B., Legnante, G., Lipiński, A., Merkovity, N., Papathanassopoulos, S. & Sanders, K. B., Mar 2019, Communicating Populism: Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe. Reinemann, C., Stanyer, J., Aalberg, T., Esser, F. & de Vreese, C. H. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 51-68 (Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

populism
politician
interview
politics
social order

Activities 2002 2017

European Communication Research and Education Association 2017

David Nicolas Hopmann (Participant)
22. Nov 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

International Communication Association 67th Conference

David Nicolas Hopmann (Participant)
25. May 201729. May 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly (Journal)

David Nicolas Hopmann (Peer reviewer)
2017

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Political Psychology (Journal)

David Nicolas Hopmann (Peer reviewer)
2017

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

The Information Society (Journal)

David Nicolas Hopmann (Peer reviewer)
2017

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Projects 2012 2022

Press / Media

Valgkamp: Mudderkast betaler sig

David Nicolas Hopmann

29/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Det afgøres tidligt, om man er rød eller blå

David Nicolas Hopmann

25/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Fynsk forskning hædret

David Nicolas Hopmann

10/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Fynsk forskning hædret: - Man skal læse Fyens Stiftstidende

David Nicolas Hopmann

09/05/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

Journalistiske værktøjer: Metode 1

David Nicolas Hopmann

01/02/201530/06/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Journalistiske værktøjer: Researchtilgange, -metoder og -teknikker 1

David Nicolas Hopmann

01/02/201530/06/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Journalistiske værktøjer: Researchtilgange, -metoder og -teknikker 2

David Nicolas Hopmann

01/09/201531/01/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Journalism and Society II

Morten Skovsgaard

01/02/201230/06/2014

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching