Dr. Yossi David

Yossi David

 

Yossi David is the Israel professor in communication science in the Department of ‎Communications at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. He holds an M.A. ‎and a Ph.D. in communication from the Hebrew University. His primary scholarly interests ‎center on what drives public opinion and social behavior, through exploring the ‎interactions between media (both technologies and discourses), attitudes, emotions, and ‎behavior his research examines processes of socialization through communication. David’s ‎current work first comparatively map and examine the use of stereotypes in media ‎coverage and then to explore the effects of such stereotypes on public opinion toward ‎groups. David was awarded the top faculty paper award by the Ethnicity & Race in ‎Communication Division at the International Communication Association (2019), the Harry ‎and Sylvia Hoffmann Leadership Fellowship for Outstanding Ph.D. Candidate (2014–2017), ‎and the Joint Israeli Palestinian Polls Project Scholarship (2010–2017). His research ‎published in high-ranking journals such as Feminist Media Studies (2021), Social Movement ‎Studies (2021), Information, Communication & Society (2020), Discourse & Society (2019), ‎Media Culture and Society (2018), and Journal of Conflict Resolution (2018).‎

 

Research Interests

  • Social biases
  • Media Effects
  • Public Opinion
  • Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • Political Communication

 

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Chapters in Collections

  • Herzog, H., & David, Y. (2020). Protesters and voters: Gender and generation protests expression in the 2013 election. In M. Shamir, H. Herzog, & N. Chazan (Eds.), Gender gaps in Israeli politics (173–198). Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. [Hebrew]
  • David, Y., & Sommerlad, E. (forthcoming). Media and Information in Times of Crisis: The Case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infodemic. In G. Andrews, V. Crooks, J. Pearce and J. Messina (Eds.), COVID-19 and Similar Futures: Geographical perspectives, issues and agendas. Berlin: Springer.

 

Awards and Prizes

  • 2010–2017: Joint Israeli Palestinian Polls (JIPP) project, Harry S. Truman Research Institute, Hebrew University.
  • 2011: Master award, Lafer Center for Gender and Women's Studies, Hebrew University.
  • 2012: Master scholarship, Department of Communication, Hebrew University.
  • 2012: Master stipend for a project on “Media, public opinion, and activism in the 2011 Israeli social protest movement,” Shaine Center for Research in Social Sciences, Hebrew University.
  • 2012: Master stipend for a project on “Media, public opinion, and activism in the 2011 Israeli social protest movement,” Levi Eshkol Institute, Hebrew University.
  • 2013: Magna cum laude for Master’s degree, Department of Communication, and Lafer Center for Gender and Women's Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
  • 2013–2018: Doctoral stipend for a project on “Gendering political conflict and public opinion” Department of Communication, Hebrew University.
  • 2014–2017: Doctoral fellowship for a project on “Gendering political conflict and public opinion” Harry and Sylvia Hoffmann Leadership Fellowship.
  • 2017–2018: Doctoral research grant for a project on “Gendering political conflict in media discourses” Smart Institute, Hebrew University.
  • 2018–2021: Starting research grant for a project on “Measuring the unmeasurable: Social biases and media,” Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
  • 2019–2020: Funding for the German-Israeli research and teaching collaboration initiative, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
  • 2019: Ethnicity & Race in Communication division Top Faculty Paper Award, International Communication Association (ICA).