Lisa Winter studied Communication Science at the Department of Communication of the University of Vienna. Her MA thesis, supervised by Professor Katharine Sarikakis, investigated the media coverage of European Identity and Integration in times of crisis. During her Bachelor’s degree she studied at Middlesex University (UK), where she focused on practices of promotional culture, photojournalism and visual culture. She is also studying English and History, towards a teaching qualification.
Prior to working as a project assistant in the "Governance of Communication in Times of Crisis" project, Lisa supported Professor Sarikakis as a teaching assistant through research and organisation, from May 2011 to August 2013.