Elsa Hedling is an associate fellow at the Europe Programme, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and a PhD Candidate at Lund University. Her research focuses on European integration, foreign and security policy, the mediatization of politics and digital diplomacy.
Elsa Hedling holds master’s degree in Political Science from Lund University and is a PhD Candidate since 2013. She has previously been a visiting research fellow at University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Her PhD project concerns the mediatization of politics and studies the European External Action Service and its efforts of digital diplomacy and is expected to be finished in 2018. She has previously published on the Europeanization of civil society.