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Iria Puyosa – Eroding Democracy on Twitter. A Network Analysis of Online Propaganda by the Venezuelan Government and Its Foreign Allies

Thursday, September 19, 2019

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street

CLACS presents a talk by Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies Iria Puyosa about the research that she will develop during her semester at Brown.

Iria Puyosa is the Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies at Brown University and a Visiting Professor at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. She is a researcher in political communication and civil society. Her current research interests include: Networked social movements, information disorders, and civil resistance under authoritarian regimes. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and has graduate training in survey-based research and strategic communication. She uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods. She has taught postgraduate courses in ICTs & Political Processes, Public Opinion & Social Media, Media & Politics, Research Methods in Digital Spaces, Political Communication, Radical Communication, and Social Networks Analysis in universities in Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. Currently, she is serving as chair in the Section on Venezuelan Studies of the Latin American Studies Association.