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Dr Felipe Soares

Senior Lecturer, Communications and Media
London College of Communication
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Dr. Felipe Bonow Soares is a Senior Lecturer in Social Analytics for the Communications and Media Programme at London College of Communication. Felipe earned his PhD in Communication and Information from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil in 2020. In his doctoral research, he focused on the emergence of the public sphere on social media, particularly looking at problematic dynamics such as polarization, disinformation and intolerance.

Before joining LCC, Felipe was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Social Media Lab (Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada). Felipe has been working on multi-year initiatives in the area of anti-social behaviour and misinformation on social media with an international team of researchers. Broadly, his research interests include online discourse, political communication, social media, disinformation, and online anti-social behaviour. His work has appeared in highly regarded scholarly journals such as Social Media + Society, International Journal of Communication, Social Network Analysis and Mining, and the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review.

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