Susanne Kopf

Dr. Susanne Kopf
Dr. Susanne Kopf

Assistant Professor

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About

Susanne Kopf is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for English Business Communication at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In her doctoral studies, she focused on digital discourse on the European Union and was awarded her PhD from Lancaster University (UK) in 2018. Kopf’s research interests are located in the field of Critical Discourse Studies at the intersection of purely qualitative linguistic analysis and qualitative and quantitative corpus linguistic methods. Her current research focuses on the digital platform economy, social media and Wikipedia studies. She has published in renowned journals such as Discourse & Society and Discourse, Context & Media, has contributed to a number of edited volumes and co-edited Discourses of Brexit (with V. Koller and M. Miglbauer, Routledge 2019). Kopf‘s contribution to her field has been recognised with various prizes and awards, for example, the Oberösterreichische Talentförderungsprämie 2019.

Research Interests

Susanne Kopf’s research interests are located in the field of Critical Discourse Studies at the intersection of purely qualitative linguistic analysis and qualitative and quantitative corpus linguistic methods. Her current research focuses on the representation and construction of the European Union on Wikipedia.

Journal article

2021 Treitl, Veronika, Kopf, Susanne. 2021. Content Moderation: How social media companies deal with balancing freedom of expression and personality rights. MR-Int - Medien & Recht International. Read more
2020 Kopf, Susanne. 2020. Participation and deliberative discourse on social media ¿ Wikipedia talk pages as transnational public spheres? Critical Discourse Studies. Read more
2020 Kopf, Susanne. 2020. `This is exactly how the Nazis ran it¿: (De)legitimising the EU on Wikipedia. Discourse and Society. 31 (4), 411-427. Read more
2020 Kopf, Susanne. 2020. ¿Rewarding Good Creators¿: Corporate Social Media Discourse on Monetization Schemes for Content Creators. Social Media + Society. 6 (4) Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. Content policies in Social Media Critical Discourse Studies: The invisible hand of social media providers? CADAAD Journal. 11 (1), 1-19. Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. Corpus-Assisted Critical Discourse Studies? Marrying Critical Discourse Studies and Corpus Linguistics/Über den Brückenschlag zwischen Kritischen Diskursstudien und Korpuslinguistik. Diskurse - Digital. 1 (3), 92-110. Read more
2017 Kopf, Susanne. 2017. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in the Kronen Zeitung. Discourse, Context & Media 20, 45-51. Read more

Chapter in edited volume

2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. From 'country' to 'confederation' ¿ debating terms of reference for the EU on a Wikipedia talk page. In: Reference and Identity in Public Discourses, Hrsg. Lutzky, Ursula, Nevala, Minna, 159-180. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. Get your shyte together – Wikipedia’s treatment of ‘Brexit’. In: Discourses of Brexit, Hrsg. Veronika Koller; Susanne Kopf, Marlene Miglbauer, 155-170. New York: Routledge. Read more
2019 Koller, Veronika, Kopf, Susanne, Miglbauer, Marlene. 2019. Introduction: context, history and previous research. In: Discourses of Brexit, Hrsg. Veronika Koller, Susanne Kopf, Marlene Miglbauer, 1-13. Oxon: Routledge. Read more
2018 Kopf, Susanne, Nichele, Elena. 2018. Es-tu Charlie? Doing Politics on Wikipedia. In: ‘Doing Politics’: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse. Hrsg. Michael Kranert; Geraldine Horan, 211-234. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Read more
2018 Kopf, Susanne, Börner, Ingo. 2018. Wikipedia Studies – sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Zugänge zu Wikipedia. In: Germanistik Digital - Digital Humanities in der Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft, Hrsg. Börner, Ingo; Straub, Wolfgang; Zolles, Christian , 212-227. Wien: facultas. Read more
2013 Kopf, Susanne. 2013. Representation of Hillary Rodham Clinton and women in The New York Times. In: Discourses That Matter Selected Essays on English and American Studies, Hrsg. Maria José Canelo, Marta Soares, Marta Mancelos, Cláudia Pinto, Fernando Gonçalves, 191-207. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Read more

Edited book (editorship)

2019 Koller, Veronika, Kopf, Susanne, Miglbauer, Marlene, Hrsg. 2019. Discourses of Brexit. 1. Oxon: Routledge. Read more

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Treitl, Veronika, Kopf, Susanne. 2021. Content Moderation: How social media companies deal with balancing freedom of expression and personality rights. IRIS 2021 - Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion, online, Österreich, 25.02.-27.02. Read more
2021 Kopf, Susanne. 2021. ¿Just look at the mess. And they haven¿t even left¿ ¿ (EU) Citizens debating Brexit. Discourse & Politics Seminar Series 2021, online, Großbritannien, 11 January 2021. Read more
2020 Kopf, Susanne. 2020. DebatingEurope.eu and Brexit ¿ (EU) Citizens¿ Perspective on Brexit. UACES conference, online, Großbritannien, 07.09-11.09. Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. A backstage tour of Wikipedia in Critical Discourse Studies ¿ how to avoid the big data trap. Critical Digital and Social Media Research 2019, Umea, Schweden, 06.03-08.03. Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. Content Policies in Social Media Critical Discourse Studies ¿ the invisible hand of social media providers? Approaches to Digital Discourse Analysis (ADDA 2), Turku, Finnland, 23.05-25.05. Read more
2019 Dolberg, Florian, Kopf, Susanne. 2019. Representing reality/ies in English and German Wikipedia ¿ a contrastive, corpus-based discourse analysis of the `Brexit¿-articles and talk pages. ICAME 40, Neuchatel, Schweiz, 01.06-05.06. Read more
2019 Kopf, Susanne. 2019. `There¿s somebody who needs a primer on the effects of uncertainty in economics¿ Anticipating the effects of Brexit on Wikipedia. Corpus Linguistics 2019, Cardiff, Großbritannien, 23.07-27.07. Read more
2018 Kopf, Susanne. 2018. “Get your shyte together Britain” – Wikipedia’s treatment of Brexit. CADAAD, Aalborg, Dänemark, 04.07.-07.07. Read more
2017 Kopf, Susanne. 2017. From ‘unitary state’ to ‘confederation’ - debating terms of reference for the EU on a Wikipedia Talk Page. International Pragmatics Association Conference, Belfast, Großbritannien, 16.07-21.07. Read more
2017 Kopf, Susanne. 2017. The front stage and the back stage – the Wikipedia community’s treatment of ‘Je suis Charlie’ . International Pragmatics Association, Belfast, Großbritannien, 16.07.-21.07. Read more
2016 Kopf, Susanne. 2016. The Wikipedia Talk Page on the EU - “It looks like a country, smells like a country, tastes like a country…”. English Research Seminar, Wien, Österreich, 11.04. Read more
2016 Kopf, Susanne. 2016. ‘(Critical) Corpus-Assisted Discourse Analysis’ – marrying Critical Discourse Studies and Corpus Linguistics. ERSTES NACHWUCHSSYMPOSIUM DES TAGUNGSNETZWERKES ,DISKURS – INTERDISZIPLINÄR‘, Mannheim, Deutschland, 05.05-06.05. Read more
2016 Kopf, Susanne. 2016. “The EU isn't a country, is it?” - The EU on Wikipedia. Europe in Discourse, Athens, Griechenland, 23.09-25.09. Read more
2016 Kopf, Susanne. 2016. “[I]t looks like a country, smells like a country, tastes like a country…” - The EU on Wikipedia Talk Pages. CADAAD, Catania, Italien, 05.09-07.09. Read more
2015 Kopf, Susanne. 2015. Debating the “Neutral Point of View”: the case of “Je Suis Charlie” on Wikipedia. LAEL, Lancaster, Großbritannien, 13.07. Read more
2015 Kopf, Susanne. 2015. Es-Tu Charlie? Doing Politics on Wikipedia. Political Discourse: Multidisciplinary Approaches, London, Großbritannien, 26.06.-27.06. Read more
2015 Kopf, Susanne. 2015. In varietate concordia - the European Union’s online self-representation. Approaches to digital discourse analysis, Valencia, Spanien, 18.11-20.11. Read more
2015 Kopf, Susanne. 2015. The TTIP in Austria – a corpus study. LAEL, Lancaster, Großbritannien, 13.07. Read more
2015 Kopf, Susanne. 2015. “Do you mean what I mean?” The case of “Je Suis Charlie” on Wikipedia. ADDA, Valencia, Spanien, 18.11-20.11. Read more

Research report, expert opinion

2019 Koller, Veronika, Kopf, Susanne, Miglbauer, Marlene. 2019. Talking about Brexit - voices from before and after the referendum. Vienna:Österreichische Gesellschaft für Europapolitik. Read more

Dissertation

2018 Kopf, Susanne. 2018. Debating the European Union transnationally: Wikipedians’ construction of the EU on a Wikipedia talk page (2001-2015). Dissertation, Lancaster University. Read more