Elin Larsen, Associate Professor

Faculty of Business, Languages and Social Sciences · Østfold University College, Norway — Associate Professor

Research Areas

  • Political Communication

Highlighted publications


My research interests are:

Media and journalism
Fake news and fact-checking
Political scandals
Female politicians
Rhetorical defence strategies (Apologia)
Crisis communication

I have a doctoral degree in media and journalism. In my dissertation, titteled When women have to apologize... Mediated Scandals, Female Politicians and Rhetorical Defence Strategies, I have analyzed the defence strategies of eight female politicians/trade union leaders when caught in a political scandal.

Co-head of the research group AreaS: https://www.hiof.no/lusp/slik/english/research/groups/areas/index.html