Miklós Áron Sükösd

Miklós Áron Sükösd

Associate Professor

Primary research areas

  • political communication, media policy and media politics

  • media and communication in transition societies (in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and China)

  • media systems,  media and the European Union, media and globalization, media and soft power

  • environmental communication

Current research 

  • media and post-communism:  Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and China in a comparative perspective 
  • challenges to media freedom and pluralism in Europe

  • right-wing populist parties and communication in Europe
  • the environmental performance of media – concepts and indicators


  • courses currently taught (2016-2017): “Film and media sociology” (BA seminar); “Media sociology and cultural analysis” (BA seminar); “Organizational and institutional analysis” (MA lecture course); “Media and politics” (MA seminar)

  • other courses recently taught: “Critical issues in journalism and global communications”; “Environmental communication”; “Media and nationalism”; “Media and democracy” (all Master’s courses)

 MA thesis supervision

  • supervision areas: media sociology, media politics, political communication, digital media, media policy, environmental communication, and other areas of media and communication research

  • supervised about 100 MA theses in the areas above

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