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Olessia Koltsova

  • Olessia Koltsova has been at HSE since 2002.

Short bio

Olessia Koltsova is an academic commited to interdicplinary data driven research and respective task-oriented teaching. As the director of Laboratory for Internet Studies, she leads various collective projects in the sphere of internet and society, as well as in methods of large-scale automatic internet data analysis for social science. In recent years, she has published on online community structure, user content topical composition and sentiment, relation of internet to protests, electoral preferences, entrepreneurial success, and other topics. She is also the author of News Media and Power in Russia, Routledge, 2006.

Education and Degrees

  • 2001

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Sociological Sciences
    Thesis Title: The institute of mass media in contemporary Russia: news production as a system of power relations

  • 1998

    Master
    European University in St. Petersburg

  • 1995

    Diploma
    Saint Petersburg State University

  • 1995

    Diploma
    Saint Petersburg State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2013/2014)

Sociological Theory (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Sociology; 4 year, 3 module)

Editorial board membership

  • 2014: Member of the Editorial Board, Internet Research.

  • 2001: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Eurasian Studies.

Publications26


Work experience

2011-present: Head, Laboratory for Internet Studies, HSE St.Petersburg
2008-2012 Dean, faculty of sociology, HSE St.Petersburg

The Plight of the Sinking

Elena Koltsova, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sociology, HSE Branch in Saint-Petersburg, comments on the situation in the Russian media community.

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