Fields of Research

 

  • Identification and critical analysis of the interaction between political and media fields in the ongoing reconfiguration of the public sphere determined by the centrality of communication technology (TV and radio networks) which makes possible the emergency of new ways of direct communication between citizens and political and institutional agents.
  • Study of Political Science issues regarding the composition, representation, and practices of political elites from Ceará. We are interested in understanding processes recently emerged and how they intertwine with traditional Brazilian political behavior. We focus mainly on how new rules are assimilated in existing political and electoral processes.
  • Studies on opinion forming and political and electoral attitudes.