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Mathilda Åkerlund

My research concerns digital politics in a broad sense, but I focus primarily on far-right political expressions, and how different types of media and platforms enable these.

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Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Sociology
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset & Norra beteendevetarhuset Mediagränd 14, Beteendevetarhuset, Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

I am a postdoctoral researcher in digital sociology. I currently work in a VR-funded project where I focus on how far-right groups in the US imagine Sweden and Swedishness. I am also affiliated with the Center for Digital Social Research (DIGSUM) and senior editor for DIGSUM's Journal of Digital Social Research (JDSR).

You can find all my publications via my Google Scholar profile.

Information, Communication and Society, Routledge 2023, Vol. 26, (10) : 1996-2014
Eriksson Krutrök, Moa; Åkerlund, Mathilda
Media Culture and Society, Sage Publications 2023, Vol. 45, (7) : 1400-1417
Palmgren, Amanda; Åkerlund, Mathilda; Viklund, Lisen
Journal of ethnic and migration studies, Routledge 2023, Vol. 49, (19) : 4789-4808
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Akademiska avhandlingar vid Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå universitet, D122
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Information, Communication and Society, Routledge 2022, Vol. 25, (12) : 1808-
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Digitala metoder i humaniora och samhällsvetenskap, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB 2021 : 137-160
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Social Media + Society, Sage Publications 2021, Vol. 7, (2)
Åkerlund, Mathilda
First Monday, University of Illinois Press 2021, Vol. 26, (12)
Åkerlund, Mathilda; Nylén, Daniel
European Journal of Communication, Sage Publications 2020, Vol. 35, (5) : 613-628
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Journalism Studies, Routledge 2019, Vol. 20, (9) : 1319-1338
Åkerlund, Mathilda
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Oxford University Press 2018, Vol. 23, (6) : 332-353
Merrill, Samuel; Åkerlund, Mathilda