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Wouter van Atteveldt is assistant professor at the VU University Amsterdam and specialized in text analysis methods. After his dissertation on Semantic Network Analysis (2008) he received an NWO VENI grant to automatically extract politicians’ quotes and paraphrases from news items and model their role in political discourse. He has developed the Amsterdam Content Analysis Toolkit (AmCAT) and (co-)developed a number of R packages and given numerous (R) workshops on text analysis. His current methodological interests include grammatical analysis, topic models, sentiment analysis and network methods, and substantively he is interested in long-term changes in journalistic norms.

  • Email: wouter@vanatteveldt.com
  • Telephone: +31 6 42740725
  • Address:
    Metropolitan Z-426
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    De boelelaan 1081
    1081 HV Amsterdam
    The Netherlands