Katarina Pettersson holds a PhD in social psychology and currently works as a University Lecturer at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki. Katarina does research in political rhetoric, mainly from critical discourse analytical perspectives. Her core areas of interest lie in nationalist and radical right-wing political rhetoric, political hate-speech and online political communication. Her most recent publication is "'Freedom of speech requires actions.’ Exploring the discourse of politicians convicted of hate-speech against Muslims".
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