Valli Chiara


Institute of Communication and Media Studies

+41 31 684 38 47
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Postal Address
University Bern
Institute of Communication and Media Studies
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern

Since September 2020, Chiara Valli works as a research assistant and PhD student at the Institute of Communication and Media Studies, University of Bern. Between 2014 and 2017, Chiara Valli studied political sience at the University of Zurich and completed a Research Masters at the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam where she specialized in political communication. Her research interests lie in the area of persuasive communication, campaigning, political psychology, and electoral behaviour.

  • Valli, C., & Nai, A. (2020). Attack politics from Albania to Zimbabwe: A large-scale comparative study on the drivers of negative campaigning. International Political Science Review, 0192512120946410. Link:
  • Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA), Annual Conference, Vancouver (Canada), June 1-7 2019

Research interests

  • Political Communication
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Campaigning
  • Political Psychology
  • Electoral behaviour