About us

Team behind the Politicians on Social Media project

Primary researcher and web developer

Michael Haman is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science at the University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. His research focuses on social media and electoral behavior. Michael is the primary researcher behind the PoliticiansonSocialMedia and works on the data collection and analysis. He is also responsible for the web development. Google Scholar | ORCID  Publons | ResearchGate , email: michael.haman@uhk.cz

Researcher and public relations
Milan Školník is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. He specializes in corruption, trust in public servants and political participation. Milan is the major contributor of the PoliticiansonSocialMedia and co-author of the scientific articles. He is responsible for communication with researchers and the public. Google Scholar | ORCID | Publons | ResearchGate , email: milan.skolnik@uhk.cz

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We are open to cooperation with researchers from academia, as well as public and private organizations, especially dealing with social media and transparency issues. If you are interested in cooperation, do not hesitate to contact us, in English, Spanish or Czech.

Our first scientific output from the project was an article in the journal El Profesional de la Información, in which we analyzed the adoption and use of Twitter by members of national parliaments in 32 European countries. The article is available in English and Spanish

How to cite and refer 
If you refer to any information or data from PoliticiansonSocialMedia.com, please always refer to this article as well: 

Haman, Michael; Školník, Milan (2021). “Politicians on Social Media. The online database of members of national parliaments on Twitter”. Profesional de la información, v. 30, n. 2, e300217. https://doi.org/10.3145/epi.2021.mar.17

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