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Position:

RESEARCHER

Ognjan Denkovski is a research assistant and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam, where he obtained his MSc in Communication Science. His primary work is based on computational social science, with emphasis on the use of text-as-data methods, online data and machine learning for analyzing political rhetoric. He has contributed towards a publication examining the links between organized crime and terrorism in Croatia and Slovenia, party strategy debates for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and a report commissioned by the Dutch MOI entitled The Politics of Social Media Manipulation. In his thesis research, awarded with a grant from the UvA DigiCom Lab, he proposed a method for detecting Russian disinformation content in political news  in Serbia. Currently, he is a co-author in a Routledge edited volume examining the role of conspiracy theories in political discourse in Croatia and Macedonia, as part of the COST COMPACT Action.