Auksé Balčytiené is a Journalism and Communications Scholar, Professor and Media
Critic. Her research interests range from the analysis of comparative aspects in studying
political communication and journalism cultures, to media system change, as well as Central
and Eastern European Studies and information and communication policies. She has
published widely in international refereed journals and books. She has an extensive
experience in collaborative project design, administration and coordination. She also is
active in training of young scholars and researchers.