Louisa received her Bachelor‘s degree in Political Science at the University of Hamburg. From 2021 to 2023, she obtained her Master‘s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from both the University of Aarhus and the University of Hamburg. In her master‘s thesis, she analyzed the polarized discourse surrounding the climate protest group “Die Letzte Generation” ( “the last generation”) on Twitter and in news media coverage. Throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies, Louisa worked as a student assistant at the Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow Institute. Her current research is centered on the communication strategies and framing of climate protests, both in online and offline spheres.
At THE NEW INSTITUTE, Louisa is the Program Coordinator for the program Depolarizing Public Debates.