Tatiana Golova is a sociologist and obtained her doctorate at the University of Magdeburg with a thesis on the spatialised identity construction in the radical left-wing milieu. She worked at the Institue of Sociology at the University of Magdeburg and at the Institute for East European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. Since late 2016, Tatiana Golova has been a researcher at ZOiS. The transfer of knowledge to the public and applied social research are of special importance to her. Her regional focus is on Russia, Germany and the transnational spaces in-between. Her research topics include civic and political activism, migration and communication via social media. In her work, she combines interpretative qualitative research with social network analysis.