Mgr. et Mgr. Alena Macková, Ph.D.


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Curriculum Vitae

Department
  • Department of Media Studies and Journalism, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University
Employment - Position
  • researcher
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2017 - Ph.D. in Political Science (Masaryk University)
  • 2013 - M.A. in Sociology (Masaryk University)
  • 2011 - M.A. in Political Science (Masaryk University)
  • 2009 - B.A. in Political Science and Sociology
Employment (Masaryk University)
  • since - 2018 - Department of Media Studies and Journalism 2012 - 2018 - IVDMR - Institute for Research on Children, Youth and Family, Masaryk University
  • since 2012 - 2017 IIPS - International Institute of Political Science of Masaryk University
Teaching Activities
  • Social Theories of New Media; Selected Topics in New Media Studies; Introduction to Sociology of Journalism; New Media and Politics; Methodology of Security Studies; Theories of Political Marketing; Marketing of Political Campaigns; Summer School "Politics and Media"; Trust in Media; Qualitative Research on Media Audiences; Methodology of Research on Media; Introduction to Research Methods and Techniques;
Scientific and Research Activities (Masaryk University)
  • 2020 - 2022 - principal investigator in project Political polarization in the Czech Republic: the case of multi-party system
  • 2019 - 2020 - reseracher in project Trust in Media in a Fragmented Environment: The Case of the Czech Republic
  • 2019 - researcher in project Practices and moral politics of copying and downloading in the Czech Republic: Audiences, authors, producers and distributors
  • 2015 - 2018 project CATCH-EyoU - Constructing Active Citizenship with European Youth: Policies, practices, challenges and solutions (Horizon 2020 project)
  • 2012-2015 - member of VITOVIN project - Interdisciplinary Research Team on Internet and Society, Institute for Research on Children, Youth and Family
  • 2014 - research project “Proměna veřejné a politické participace v kontextu měnících se mediálních technologií a praxí” [“Transformation of the Public and Political Participation in Context of Changing Media Technologies and Practices”] financed by Masaryk University (MUNI/A/0903/2013)
Internship
  • 2014 - Institut für Publizistik and Kommunikationswissenschaft, Universität Wien
Activities Outside University
  • 2013 - 2018 researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague - projects "Civic engagement and the politics of health care"; „The role of social media in transformation of political communication and citizen participation in the Czech Republic“
Major Publications
  • MACEK, Jakub, Alena MACKOVÁ, Vassilis PAVLOPOULOS, Veronika KALMUS, Charles Michael ELAVSKY a Jan ŠEREK. Trust in alternative and professional media : The case of the youth news audiences in three European countries. In Elvira Cicognani, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi. Youth Citizenship and the European Union. 1st ed. London: Routledge, 2019. s. 104-118, 15 s. ISBN 978-0-367-23655-7. info
  • NUMERATO, Dino, Lenka VOCHOCOVÁ, Václav ŠTĚTKA a Alena MACKOVÁ. The vaccination debate in the “post-truth” era: social media as sites of multi-layered reflexivity. Sociology of Health & Illness, 2019, roč. 41, č. 1, s. 82-97. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12873. URL info
  • BANAJI, Shakuntala, Sam MEJIAS, Ragne KOUTS, Filipe PIEDALE, Vassilis PAVLOPOULOS, Iana TZANKOVA, Alena MACKOVÁ a Erik AMNÅ. Citizenship’s tangled web : Associations, gaps and tensions in formulations of European youth active citizenship across disciplines. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, Abingdon: Routledge, 2018, roč. 15, č. 3, s. 250-269. ISSN 1740-5629. doi:10.1080/17405629.2017.1367278. fulltext info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena. Nová média v politické komunikaci. Politici, občané a online sociální sítě. 1., elektronické vyd. Brno: Masarykova unverzita, 2018. 241 s. Mezinárodní politologický ústav, Monografie sv. 66. ISBN 978-80-210-9131-3. info
  • MACEK, Jakub, Alena MACKOVÁ a Jan ŠEREK. Sociální studia. Vol. 15, no. 2 : Youth Public and Political. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018. 143 s. ISSN 1214-813X. č.2/2018 info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena, Hana MACHÁČKOVÁ, Jakub MACEK a Jan ŠEREK. When Age Matters: Patterns of Participative and Communicative Practices in the Czech Republic. Communication Today, 2016, roč. 7, č. 2, s. 46-64. ISSN 1338-130X. info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena a Václav ŠTĚTKA. Walking the Party Line? The Determinants of Facebook’s Adoption and Use by Czech Parliamentarians. Medijske Studije, Zagreb, 2016, roč. 7, č. 14, s. 157-175. ISSN 1847-9758. doi:10.20901/ms.7.14.11. fulltext info
  • GREGOR, Miloš a Alena MACKOVÁ. Euroscepticism the Czech way: An analysis of Václav Klaus’ speeches. European Journal of Communication, Sage, 2015, roč. 30, č. 4, s. 404-417. ISSN 0267-3231. doi:10.1177/0267323115582148. fulltext abstract info
  • MACEK, Jakub, Alena MACKOVÁ a Johana KOTIŠOVÁ. Participation or New Media Use First? Reconsidering the Role of New Media in Civic Practices in the Czech Republic. Medijske Studije, 2015, roč. 6, č. 11, s. 68-83. ISSN 1847-9758. Full paper info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena. Czech Politicians Go Online: Is this e-Democracy or Just a Campaign Move? In Lorentz, P., Smahel, D., Metykova, M., & Wright, M. F. Living in the digital age: Self-presentation, networking, playing, and participating in politics. 1. vyd. Brno: MUNI Press, 2015. s. 164-180, 17 s. ISBN 978-80-210-7810-9. Electronic version of book info
  • ŠTĚTKA, Václav, Alena MACKOVÁ a Marta FIALOVÁ. A Winding Road From “Likes” To Votes: The Role Of Social Media In The 2013 Czech Presidential Elections. In Bogdan Patrut, Monica Patrut. Social Media in Politics. Case Studies on the Political Power of Social Media. Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014. s. 225-244, 20 s. Public Administration and Information Technology Vol. 13. ISBN 3-319-04665-9. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-04666-2_13. Springer International Publishing Switzerland info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena a Jakub MACEK. ‘Žít Brno’: Czech online political activism from jokes and tactics to politics and strategies. Cyberpsychology: Journal of psychosocial research on cyberspace, 2014, roč. 8, č. 3, s. Nestránkováno. ISSN 1802-7962. doi:10.5817/CP2014-3-5. Full version of the article. info
  • HAVLÍK, Vlastimil, Otto EIBL, Miloš GREGOR, Kamil GREGOR, Lenka HRBKOVÁ, Roman CHYTILEK, Eva KNEBLOVÁ, Tomáš MACEČEK, Alena MACKOVÁ, Michal NOVÝ, Michal PINK, Peter SPÁČ, Jakub ŠEDO a Petr VODA. Volby do Poslanecké sněmovny 2013. Brno: Munipress, 2014. 348 s. Monografie č. 57. ISBN 978-80-210-7147-6. info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena, Marta FIALOVÁ a Václav ŠTĚTKA. Nová média jako nástroj politické kampaně v České republice: případová studie krajských a senátních voleb 2012. Politologický časopis, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013, roč. 13, č. 4, s. 507-525. ISSN 1211-3247. Politologický časopis info
  • BALÍK, Stanislav, Michal PINK, Petr VODA, Otto EIBL, Monika DVOŘÁKOVÁ, Petr GONGALA, Kamil GREGOR, Miloš GREGOR, Vlastimil HAVLÍK, Lenka HRBKOVÁ, Alena MACKOVÁ, Michal NOVÝ, Andrea SMOLKOVÁ a Vít ŠIMRAL. Krajské volby 2012. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 261 s. Monografie, č. 55. ISBN 978-80-210-6641-0. info
  • ŠEDO, Jakub, Markéta MUSILOVÁ, Tomáš FRANKO, Eva NOVÁČKOVÁ, Pavlína ŠEDOVÁ, Otto EIBL, Miloš GREGOR, Alena MACKOVÁ, Lenka HRBKOVÁ, Kamil GREGOR, Michal PINK, Petr VODA, Michal NOVÝ a Vlastimil HAVLÍK. České prezidentské volby v roce 2013. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2013. 253 s. Politologická řada, svazek č. 42. ISBN 978-80-7325-325-7. info
  • MACKOVÁ, Alena. Prodlužující se soužití s rodiči jako odkládání dospělosti? Sociální studia, Brno, 2011, roč. 8, č. 4, s. 13-28. ISSN 1214-813X. info

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