Megan Fellows
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Megan Fellows M.A.

Research Assistant

Working area(s)

Transnational Governance


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Residenzschloss 1
64283 Darmstadt

Megan Fellows works as a research assistant in “Transnational Governance” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jens Steffek. Since October 2023 she has been working in the project “Terminological Innovations in the field of international relations: emergence and diffusion” (TIIB). Having completed the MA Data and Discourse Studies at TU Darmstadt, she works closely with the field of computational and corpus linguistics to research political discourse.

Research interets

Discourse Analysis

IR Theory


East-West Relations

Since Oct 2023 Research Assistant in the DFG research project “Terminological innovations in field of international relations: emergence and diffusion” (TIIB)
Oct 2020-Aug 2023 MA Data and Discourse Studies at the Technical University of Darmstadt
Master thesis – “Analysing Expression of Solidarity in Parliamentary Discourse” with a focus on Canada and the United Kingdom, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jens Steffek and Prof. Dr. Marcus Müller
July 2022-Sep 2023 Student/Research Assistant in the research project “How Europeans understand fairness, reciprocity and cohesion” (HEUREC)
Sep 2016-Feb 2019 MSc Econ in International Relations at Cardiff University
Master thesis – “What role has radicalisation played in the UK Government response to domestic terrorism?” – a discourse analysis of the CONTEST counterterrorism strategy with a focus on post-structuralism
Sep 2010-Jun 2014 BA German and Italian at Cardiff University
Erasmus exchange semesters – Università degli studi di Parma (2012-13) und Universität Heidelberg (2013)