Dr. Petro Tolochko, MSc


ERC Forschungsprojekt MARIPOLDATA
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E-Mail: petro.tolochko@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.maripoldata.eu/


Petro Tolochko is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science and MARIPOLDATA.
Petro completed his Master’s degree at the University of Amsterdam (ASCoR) and defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Vienna. His doctoral thesis was concerned with the automated approached to determine the text complexity of political texts.


Statistical modelling, text-as-data methodology and social network analysis


  • Tolochko, P. and Vadrot, A. 2021. The usual suspects? Distribution of collaboration capital in marine biodiversity research. Marine Policy 124 (2).
  • Tolochko, P., Song, H., & Boomgaarden, H. 2019. “That Looks Hard!”: Effects of Objective and Perceived Textual Complexity on Factual and Structural Political Knowledge. Political Communication 36 (4): 609-628.
  • Tolochko, P., & Boomgaarden, H. G. 2019. Determining Political Text Complexity: Conceptualizations, Measurements, and Application. International Journal of Communication 13: 21.
  • Tolochko, P., & Boomgaarden, H. G.  2018. Analysis of Linguistic Complexity in Professional and Citizen Media. Journalism Studies 19 (12): 1786-1803.
  • Trilling, D., Tolochko, P., & Burscher, B. 2016. From newsworthiness to shareworthiness: How to predict news sharing based on article characteristics. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 94 (1): 38-60.