Katharina Kleinschnitger

Katharina Kleinschnitger M.A.

Research Associate | Doctoral Candidate | Project consultant PaEGIE | Program Area Coordinator emergenCITY | Managing Director AEI e.V.

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Since April 2016, Katharina Kleinschnitger has been a research associate at the Chair for “ Comparative politics and European Integration” led by Prof. Dr Michèle Knodt. She is currently Program Area Coordinator and Scientist at the LOEWE Centre emergenCITY, Network Manager of the COST Action ENTER funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the EU and Managing Director of the Arbeitskreises Europäische Integration e. V. (AEI).

In addition to her work and teaching at the Institute, she was project coordinator in the BMWi-funded joint project “PaEGIE: Participative Energy Transformation” of the TU Darmstadt in cooperation with Fraunhofer IGD, which she continues to support as project advisor. Previously, she was Managing Editor and Copy Editor of the German Political Science Quarterly (PVS), published by the Board of the German Political Science Association (DVPW). She also worked as a research fellow in the project ”Crisis, Conflict and Critical Diplomacy” (C3EU). Katharina is a doctoral candidate at the Institute and conducts research on media perceptions of the EU's external relations within the framework of the Eastern Partnership.

• European Foreign and Security Policy and European Neighbourhood Policy

• Political communication

• Media and Politics

• Image and perceptions studies

Since 08/2021
COST Action ENTER Network Manager, ENTER: EU Foreign Policy Facing New Realities, COST European Cooperation in Science & Technology, funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union
Since 08/2021 Managing Director of the Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration e. V.
Since 08/2021
Project consultant for the joint project “PaEGIE: Participative Energy Transformation”, funded by the BMWi, TU Darmstadt and Fraunhofer IGD
Since 01/2021
Program Area Coordinator and Scientist, emergenCITY, LOEWE Centre funded by the State of Hesse, TU Darmstadt, University of Kassel and Philipps-Universität Marburg
Since 04/2020
Research associate in the project “ Communicating the EU to Europe at times of Covid-19 crisis: Comparative Study of Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Germany” in cooperation with Prof. Natalia Chaban, University of Canterbury and TU Darmstadt, i. a.
Since 04/2016
Research fellow at the Chair “ Comparative politics and European Integration” led by Prof. Dr Michèle Knodt, TU Darmstadt
11/2020 – 07/2021
Project coordinator of the joint project “PaEGIE: Participative Energy Transformation”, funded by the BMWi, TU Darmstadt and Fraunhofer IGD
04/2020 – 12/2020
Research fellow at the Chair “ Comparative Politics and German Government” led by Prof. Dr. Christian Stecker, TU Darmstadt
06/2016 – 12/2019
Managing Editor and Copy Editor of the German Political Science Quarterly (PVS), TU Darmstadt and Springer VS
08/2016 – 10/2018
Research fellow in the project “Crisis, Conflict and Critical Diplomacy: EU Perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (C3EU)”, TU Darmstadt and University of Canterbury
11/2017
Teaching Award “Athene-Preis für Gute Lehre”, TU Darmstadt and Carlo and Karin Giersch Foundation (together with Michèle Knodt and Anne Hofmeister)
08/2016 Jean Monnet Award for M.A. thesis, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (CEDI), TU Darmstadt and University of Mainz
03/2016 M.A. Governance and Public Policy (with distinction) and TuE certificate “Technology and International Development”; M.A. thesis: The media perception of EU external relations
03/2012 – 03/2016
Research assistant at the Chairs of International Relations, Political Theory, and Comparative Politics and European Integration, Institute for Political Science, TU Darmstadt
05/2014 – 07/2015 Research assistant in Subproject VI, “Competence Development through Interdisciplinary and International Cooperation from the Start” (KIVA), TU Darmstadt
03/2014 Joint B.A. German Studies and Political Science; B.A. thesis: Why the European Union is no consociational democracy

SoSe 2020

02-03-0012-ps Comparative Politics II

02-03-8999-ku Mentorenprogramm (Kleinschnitger)

SoSe 2017

02-03-0009-ps BRD II: Politische Kommunikation in Deutschland

02-03-0147-se EU Institutionen und Entscheidungsprozesse

WiSe 2016/17

02-03-0008-ps Einführung in das politische System der BRD

SoSe 2016

02-03-0009-ps BRD II: Politische Kommunikation in Deutschland

By appointment, via email.

Haesler, Steffen ; Mogk, Ragnar ; Putz, Florentin ; Logan, Kevin ; Thiessen, Nadja ; Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Baumgärtner, Lars ; Stroscher, Jan-Philipp ; Reuter, Christian ; Knodt, Michèle ; Hollick, Matthias (2021):
Connected Self-Organized Citizens in Crises: An Interdisciplinary Resilience Concept for Neighborhoods.
In: CSCW '21: Companion Publication of the 2021 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, pp. 62-66,
ACM, CSCW 21 Conference Companion Publication of the 2021 on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Virtual Event, virtual event USA, 23 - 27 October 2021, ISBN 978-1-4503-8479-7,
DOI: 10.1145/3462204.3481749,
[Conference or Workshop Item]

Lortz, Marie ; Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Knodt, Michèle (2021):
Institutioneller Rahmen der städtischen Mobilität in Darmstadt.
In: PaEGIE-Kurzberichte im Rahmen des Projekts "Partizipative Energietransformation: Innovative digitale Tools für die gesellschaftliche Dimension der Energiewende", Darmstadt, Technische Universität Darmstadt und Fraunhofer IGD, [Report]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina (2018):
Communicating the Near Eastern Neighbourhood: Media Frames and Images of External EU Relations.
In: CEDI Working Paper, Mainz Papers on International and European Politics (MPIEP), University of Mainz, 21, [Report]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Knodt, Michèle (2018):
Asymmetric Perceptions of the EU Relations with the near Eastern Neighbours: The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus in Comparison.
In: European Foreign Affairs Review, 23 (1/1), pp. 79-99. Kluwer Law International, ISSN 1384-6299,
[Article]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Knodt, Michèle ; Safonova, Nadiya (2018):
Frames and images facing Ukraine: comparing Germany's and Russia's media perceptions of the EU relations with Ukraine.
In: Cognition, Communication, Discourse, 17, pp. 37-55. DOI: 10.26565/2218-2926-2018-17-03,
[Article]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Knodt, Michèle (2017):
Facing Ukraine: Challenging Media and Elite Perceptions on EU-Ukraine Relations.
Krakow, UACES: 47th Annual Conference, Krakow, Poland, 4–6 September 2017, [Conference or Workshop Item]

Shukurova, Asalkhon ; Kleinschnitger, Katharina (2017):
EU and Ukraine in the Eyes of Russia: Media Perceptions of Russian Relations with the EU and Ukraine.
Krakow, UACES: 47th Annual Conference, Krakow, Poland, 4–6 September 2017, [Conference or Workshop Item]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina (2016):
European Eastern Partnership Relations in the Eyes of German Media.
Tbilisi, ICEA: International Conference "European Values and Identity: Multiple Dimensions of Europeanization", Tbilisi, Georgia, 24–27 October 2016, [Conference or Workshop Item]

Kleinschnitger, Katharina ; Knodt, Michèle (2016):
Asymmetric Relations: Chance or Challenge for the Eastern Partnership Project?
Prague, ECPR: General Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 7–10 September 2016, [Conference or Workshop Item]