Dr Carolina Matos
lecturer in sociology, City University London

Carolina Matos is a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, City University London. She was previously a part-time lecturer at the Government Department at Essex University. A former fellow in political communications at the LSE, Matos obtained her PhD in media and communications at Goldsmiths College, and has taught and researched in the UK in political communications, media and politics at the University of East London (UEL), St. Mary’s College and Goldsmiths.

Matos is the author of Journalism and political democracy in Brazil (Lexington Books, 2008) and Media and Politics in Latin America: globalization, democracy and identity (IB Tauris, 2012), which won the Premio Jabuti 2014 prize, first category in communications. She is also director of the Jeremy Tunstall Global Media Research Centre at the Department of Sociology, City University London, and also teaches on gender and development at the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS), a think thank in London.

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