Institute of Media Studies

Dr. Giuliana Sorce

Giuliana Sorce is a Postdoctoral Scholar in „Transformation of Media Cultures“.


Brechtbau (Wilhelmstraße 50)
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Postal Address

Universität Tübingen
Institut für Medienwissenschaft
Wilhelmstraße 50
72074 Tübingen



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Giuliana Sorce’s research expertise includes critical/cultural media theory, feminist media and gender studies, international communications and global media studies, and qualitative methods. Her current research program centers media activism and (digital) participation, mediated discourses of inclusion/exclusion, as well as media, culture and society.

Curriculum Vitae

Giuliana Sorce received her BA in American Studies from the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz and her MA in Professional Communication Studies from Purdue University Fort Wayne (USA). Between 2011-2014, she served as Graduate Instructor at Purdue University and Adjunct Faculty at Manchester University (USA). As the recipient of a full doctoral scholarship, Giuliana Sorce graduated with her PhD from the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State University (USA) in 2017. For her dissertation fieldwork, Giuliana Sorce researched and worked with a media activist NGO in Johannesburg (South Africa). Giuliana Sorce’s dissertation, entitled “Watching out for media: An institutional ethnographic perspective on the feminist-democratic media activism of Media Monitoring Africa,” won three competitive research grants and a top paper award. While in the US, she won several research and teaching awards. Since 2018, Giuliana Sorce is a postdoctoral scholar with Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas and completes her habilitation project in the area of “Transformations of (Digital) Media Cultures via Participation and Activism.” For a detailed CV, see here.

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