CV

Employments:

Present:

Assistant Professor and Senior Lecturer in Media- and Communication Studies and Visual Communication at School of Art, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, 2010 –

Researcher at MEDEA Institute (Collaborative Media Initiative), Malmö University 2010 –

Former:

Director of Studies at Institute of Communication and Media, Lund University, 2009 – 2010 
(including pedagogical development, personell-, budget and financial planning)

Administrative Director of Studies at School of Art, Culture and Communication Malmö University, 2010- 
2011

Assistant Professor in Media- and Communication Studies at Institute of Communication and Media, Lund University, 2008 – 2010

Assistant Professor in Media- and Communication Studies at Växjö University, 2009 – 2010

Ph D Candidate in Film Studies and Media- and Communication Studies, Lund University, 2004-2009

International Conference participation (extracts):

  • “Risks, Roots and Responses, Nordic Conference on Research on Violent Extremism”, Gothenburg, Sweden 2017. Presented paper: Weaponizing Media and Sympathizers – ISIS Decentralized Media Strategies
  • Conference “Age of Information overload”, University of Tartu, Estonia. 2016. Presentation title: The Media World of ISIS – Experiences of Researching Extremist Communication
  • Conference on Communication, Tallinn, Estonia, 2016. Presentation title: Popjihadism and the Virtual Caliphate – The Visual Rhetorics of ISIS propaganda 
  • Communication for Development conference, University of Guelph, Toronto, Canada, 2015. Presentation title: Contemporary media- and Political Activism in the MENA-region
  • NordMedia Conference, Akureyri, Iceland, Aug 2011, Paper participation: “Social media mobilization in Arab nations during the uprising of 2011 – exploring the combination of Interaction design and Media- and communication studies in order to critically understand citizens’ interaction through social media platforms in relation to social change” , co-authored with Amanda Bergknut, MsC in Interaction Design (K3, Malmö University(
  • Conference participation, Florence, Italy, June 2008 – “Assic Et Medias”. Presented paper entitled: Understanding contemporary political communication – journalism and politics in transistion
  • Conference participation, Université de Paris III, Paris, France, February 2005. Presented paper entitled: Political communication in public service television – a sociohistorical approach
  • Conference participation, Université de Paris III, Paris, France, March 2006. Presented paper entitled: Changing television culture – theoretical aspects of television in relation to politics and reality
  • Conference participation, Université de Paris III, Paris, Frankrike November 2006. Presented paper entitled: Media accountability – implications for public service broadcasting in the age of digitalization
  • Participation (no presentation) at international workshops situated at the Department for Media- and Communication Studies, Lund University during 2004-2007

Administrative commitments:

Director of Studies at Institute for Communication and Media, Lund University (2009-2010) with main responsibility for Press Studies, Rhetoric Studies and Journalism,
(including pedagogical development, personell-, budget and financial planning)

Temp. Administrative Director of Studies at School of Art, Culture and Communication Malmö University, 2010- 2011

Head of Studies for Media- and Communication Studies at School of Art, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, 2010-2011

Head of courses in Media- and communication Studies, Visual Communication, Film Studies, Media History, Peace- and Conflict Studies, Press Studies at Malmö, Lund, Växjö

Doctoral candidate representative in board for Undergraduate Education at Faculty för Humanities and Theology, Lunds Universitet, 2007

Doctoral candidate representative in board for Media, Communication and Journalism at Faculty for Social Studies, Lund University, 2008

Team leader and coordinator in development of BA programme in Media- and Communication Studies at School of Art, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, 2010-2011

Coordinator in developing new Master’s Programme in Media- and Communication Studies at School of Art, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, 2014-

Member of institutional councils regarding education and cooperations at K3, Malmö University, 2011-2014

International peer reviewer for academic journals

Peer reviewer/referee for Tidsskrift for Islamforskning (Journal of Islamic Research)

Peer reviewer/referee for Open Access Journal Media and Communication (Cogatio Press)

Education (higher merits):

PhD degree in Film Studies and Media- and Communication Studies, Lund University, 2009

MA degree i Film Studies, with particular focus on Media- and Communication Studies, Lund University, 2004

BA degree in Comparative Literature,  specializing on Film and Media, Lund University, 2003

Pedagogical training for teaching in Higher Education, CED, Lund University, 2006

 

Extracts of Courses within PhD programme (2004-2009):

Strategies för Change in Media Industries, Jönköping University

Visual Rhetorics, Örebro University

Media Theory, Lund University

Interpretative Theory and Literary Aeasthetics, Lund University

New Media and Young Citizens, Växjö University

Media and Cosmopolitanism, Lund University

Pedagogical qualifications and teaching experience:

Main teaching areas (extract):

A/ Media- and communication studies

– including courses on:

media history, media industry, media activism, media and democracy, rhetorics, journalism, strategic communication, gender and media

B/ Methodology in Humanities and Social sciences

– including courses on

text analysis, genre analysis, narrative analysis, content analysis, discourse analysis, qualitative research, visual methodologies, ethnography, queer theory, cultural theory and analysis

C/ Visual Communication

-including courses on:

semiotics, media theory, film theory, film history, media history, storyboarding, storytelling, narrative theory, structuralism, visual rhetorics

D/ Communication for Development Master Programme

– including courses on:

New Media, ICT and Development, Research methodology, Media, Globalization and Development

 

Other courses: Media and Webcasting, Media and Graphic Design, Media and Interaction design, Copyrights, Political communication, Deisgning communication Processes for Social Change, Gender studies, Press Studies and history, Culture Studies, Television form and history, Peace- and Conflict Studies, War Journalism.

Supervision and examination:

Extensive experience of supervision and examination on BA level and advanced studies/MA level in Media- and communication Studies, Communication for Development, Visual Communication/Film Studies and Peace- and Conflict Studies

 

External research information and media:

Presentations, debates and lectures within public and private sectors, both domestically and internationally, covering subjects such as:

Extremism, radicalisation, propaganda, political islam, strategic communication, journalism, media and young citizens, cyberbullying, new media and democracy, media activism and social change, role of technology in democratic development

 

Academic publications:

Krona, Michael. 2015, “Contravigilancia y videoactivismo desde la plaza Tahrir. Sobre las paradojas de la sociedad contravigilante” in Montero, D. & F Sierra Caballero, Videoactivismo y Movimientos Sociales. Teoría y praxis de las multitudes conectadas, (Gedisa Publishing House, Barcelona)

Krona, Michael. & Adler, Måns. 2014, “Emerging Publics and Interventions in Democracy”, in Ehn, P., Topgaard, R. & Nilsson, E. (red) 2014, Making Futures − marginal notes on Innovation, Design and Democracy (MIT Press)

Krona, Michael & Bergknut, Amanda, 2011, “Social media mobilization in Arab nations during the uprising of 2011 – exploring the combination of Interaction design and Media- and communication studies to analyze citizens’ interaction through social media in relation to social change”, Conference Paper for NordMedia 2011, Akureyri, Iceland

Krona, Michael, 2009, Från orsak till verkan – berättarstrategier i Sveriges Televisions inrikespolitiska nyhetsförmedling 1978-2005, Lund: Mediatryck (Doctoral thesis, in swedish)

Krona, Michael. 2006, “Filmfinansiering och regionalism” i E. Hedling & A-K Wallengren (red) Solskenslandet – Svensk Film under 2000-talet, Stockholm: Atlantis Förlag (Anthology chapter, in swedish)

Forthcoming:

Krona, Michael. 2018 (kommande, forthcoming), Medel för frihet – medieteknologins betydelse i politiska revolutioner, Lund: Sekel Förlag

Journal articles and international anthology about ISIS media strategies (2017/2018)

 

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