Dr. Katrin Paula was awarded all three research prizes for young researchers in the social sciences at the University of Mannheim for her PhD research:
She received the Lorenz-von-Stein Preis for the dissertation in the social sciences at the University of Mannheim.
She was also awarded the prize for the best dissertation by the Foundation for Communication and Media Sciences at the University.
Finally, Dr. Katrin Paula and Dr. Christian Gläßel received the prize for the best “empirical models on social processes” by junior scholars, awarded by the Prof. Dr. Anna and Prof. Dr. Jörg Jiri Bojanovsky Foundation, for their article “Sometimes Less is More: Censorship, News Falsification, and Disapproval in 1989 East Germany”, published in the American Journal of Political Science 64(3), 682–698, 2019.
Dr. Katrin Paula is now Professor for Global Security and Technology at the Technical University of Munich. Dr. Christian Gläßel is postdoctoral researcher at the Hertie School’s Centre for International Security in Berlin. Both were previously researchers at the RATE project and completed their PhD at the University of Mannheim, supervised by Sabine Carey.
Big Congratulations to both of them!!