PhD. Candidate at the University of Otago (NZ)
Specialist Research Interests: Far-right thought,
The influence of Information Technology on political discourse,
Contemporary Russian conservatism.
Jessica Valisa is a PhD. Candidate at the University of Otago (NZ).
Her research analyses pro-Russian digital media in Italian and the mainstreaming of far-right ideas on the internet. She holds a BA in International Studies and a MA in Eastern European Studies from the University of Bologna (Italy).