Prof. Dr. Matthias R. Hastall

Matthias R. Hastall is Assistant Professor at the Department of Language and Communication at the TU Dortmund University. He studied Communication, Law and Psychology at the TU Dortmund University and the Dublin City University, and got his PhD in 2011 from the University of Erfurt. He worked as research fellow or visiting scholar at the TU Dresden, the University of California at Davis, the University of Erfurt, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, and the University of Augsburg. His research interests include political psychology, quantitative research methods, health communication, and effects of media portrayals on recipients’ perceptions of social reality.

Introduction to Text and Content Analysis Techniques