Mark Boukes (PhD, 2015) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam within the programme group Corporate Communication. He is involved in methodological and theoretical courses, and completed one PhD supervision trajectory (in 2020) while three PhD supervisions are on-going/starting. Mark is the coordinator of “Research Methods Tailored to the Thesis”, supervises MA theses, and teaches the specialization seminar on “Journalism & The Media”.

Mark is a member of the Programme Committee Communication Science and the Erasmus Mundus Exam committee. He has served on three ICA committees and is the incoming Secretary of ICA’s Mass Communication Division. Mark is an editorial board member of three international journals (Journal of Communication; Communication Theory; and Mass Communication & Society) and achieved publications with a wide range of co-authors that appeared in flagship journals (e.g., Journal of Communication [2x]; Communication Research [3x], New Media & Society). His research has been recognized with multiple awards (e.g., 5 ICA Top Paper awards) and prestigious grants (e.g., NWO Veni).

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