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Monika Verbalytė

Research assistant
Research areas
European studies
Comparative politics and political sociology

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Professional Experience

since April 2021 Research fellow, Project “Postcommunist Transformation as Dismantling of Soviet Modernity Project”, IIRPS, Vilnius University
since September 2020 Research fellow, Project “Value Conflicts in a Differentiated Europe”, Interdisciplinary Center for European Studies, Europa-Universität Flensburg
2015-2020 Research fellow, Project “Horizontal Europeanisation: Europe of the People”, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
2013-2014 Data analyst, Projekt “MEMO (Monitoring Exchange Mobility Outcomes)”, CHE Consult, Berlin
2009-2012 Student assistant, Research cluster “Languages of Emotion”, Freie Universität Berlin
2011-2012 Student assistant, GIB Gesellschaft für Innovationsforschung und Beratung mbH, Berlin

Education

since October 2011 Doctoral student, Department of Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin. Thesis “The Emotional Dynamics of Political Scandals” (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian von Scheve, Prof. Dr. Rainer Schützeichel)
2008-2010 M.A. Sociology – European Societies, Freie Universität Berlin
2003-2007 B.A. Political Science, University of Vilnius

Grants and Scholarships

2012-2015 Doctoral grant of the FNS (Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation) for Freedom
2008-2010 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) scholarship for the Masters in Germany

Other academic activities

Advisory Board of the European Sociological Association RN Sociology of Emotions (more information).

Research interests

Sociology of emotion

European sociology

Political sociology

Political attitudes and behavior

Norms and values

Polarization

Political communication

Social network analysis

Publications

Delhey, Jan; Deutschmann, Emanuel; Verbalyte, Monika; Aplowski, Auke (2020): Netzwerk Europa: Wie ein Kontinent durch Mobilität und Kommunikation zusammenwächst. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783658300418 Also visit project internet page: www.network-europe.eu

Verbalyte, Monika (2020): Evoking Forgiveness Without Apology? Emotional Anatomy of the Political Resignation. in: André Haller, Hendrik Michael (ed.): Scandalogy 2: Cultures of Scandals – Scandals in Culture. Köln: Halem, pp. 51-81. https://www.halem-verlag.de/scandalogy-2/

Delhey, Jan; Verbalyte, Monika; Aplowski, Auke; Deutschmann, Emanuel (2019): Free to Move: The Evolution of the European Migration Network, 1960-2017. in: Martin Heidenreich (ed.): Horizontal Europeanisation: The Transnationalisation of Daily Life and Social Fields in Europe. London/New York: Routledge, pp. 63-84. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328723614_Free_to_Move_The_Evolution_of_the_European_Migration_Network_1960-2017

Deutschmann, Emanuel; Delhey, Jan; Verbalyte, Monika; Aplowski, Auke (2018): The Power of Contact: Europe as a Network of Transnational Attachment. in: European Journal of Political Research, 57(4): 963-988. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1475-6765.12261

Verbalyte, Monika; von Scheve, Christian (2018): Feeling Europe: Political Emotion, Knowledge, and Support for the European Union. in: Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research 31(2): 162-188. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13511610.2017.1398074

Verbalyte, Monika (2018): Deconstruction of the Emotional Logic of Political Scandal. in: André Haller, Hendrik Michael, Martin Kraus (eds.): Scandalogy: An Interdisciplinary Field. Köln: Halem, pp. 63-88. http://www.halem-verlag.de/scandalogy-an-interdisciplinary-field/

Verbalyte, Monika (2018): Book review of Gefühle im Prozess der Migration. Transkulturelle Narrationen zwischen Zugehörigkeit und Distanzierung by Yvonne Albrecht (Wiesbaden: Springer, 2017). in: Digithum, 22. (Online publication) https://bit.ly/2P99VVB

Verbalyte, Monika (2016): Critical Role of Emotions in Media Events: Anger Dynamics in Political Scandals. in: Andrew Fox (ed.): Global Perspectives on Media Events in Contemporary Society. Hershey: Information Science Reference, pp. 41-58. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/critical-role-of-emotions-in-media-events/146612B

Delhey, Jan; Verbalyte, Monika (2016): Soziales Vertrauen: Wissenswertes zu einer zentralen zwischenmenschlichen und gesellschaftlichen Ressource. in: Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.): Der Kitt der Gesellschaft: Perspektiven auf den sozialen Zusammenhalt in Deutschland. Gütersloh: Verlag der Bertelsmann Stiftung, pp. 71-104. https://www.academia.edu/32654128/Soziales_Vertrauen_Wissenswertes_zu_einer_zentralen_zwischenmenschlichen_und_gesellschaftlichen_Ressource

Verbalyte, Monika (2015): Die Dynamik der Empörung im politischen Skandal. in: Verhandlungen der Kongresse der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie. Bd. 37: Routinen der Krise – Krise der Routinen. (Online publication) http://publikationen.soziologie.de/index.php/kongressband_2014/article/view/185/pdf_151