Dr. Alenka Jelen​

Dr Alenka Jelen is an Associate Professor in Public Relations at the University of Stirling. She holds a PhD in Sociology – Communication Sciences from the University of Ljubljana.

She has extensive international experience in teaching and conducting qualitative expert interviews. She has taught qualitative interview courses and trainings at several prestigious doctoral schools, universities and institutions since 2008, including the MethodsNET SSSRM, the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), German Development Institute, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Concordia University.

In 2018, she won the Cora Maas Award for the best-evaluated course at the ECPR Summer Methods School. Her research, in which she used expert interviews in various settings, focuses on gender in media and public relations, relationships between public relations, media and politics and development of public relations as an academic discipline.

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