Researcher and consultant in political communication, public opinion, and web strategies. PhD from the University of Michigan (2009). Postgraduate training in survey-based research (University of Michigan, 2005) and strategic communication (Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, 1998). Consulting experience for political organizations, NGOs, political leaders, universities, and digital media. Currently, conducting research on networked social movements, communities on the web, political control over the internet, and digital journalism, using a wide array of methods, including statistical analysis, social network analysis, web analytics and discourse analysis. Taught graduate courses on Political Communication, New Media, Digital Journalism, Social Networks, and Public Opinion Research, in prestigious universities in Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador.
Latest posts by Iria Puyosa from November, 2017
The Sarayaku people, a small indigenous community in eastern Ecuador, are rarely in the news. They live near the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. But twice in the past several years, they have grabbed the attention of Ecuadorian national media in small, but important ways.