André Kupfermann Rodarte

Doctoral Student

André is a PhD student in the School of Journalism and Media. He holds an MPhil in the Sociology of Media and Culture (St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge) and an undergraduate degree in Social Communication (ESPM, Brazil). 

At UT Austin, he is a graduate research fellow of the Propaganda Research Team (Center for Media Engagement). His research aims to explore the role of digital media in Brazilian politics, with an empirical focus on how elected politicians use these tools to understand their constituents. 

Prior to his doctoral studies, André has worked for the Minderoo Centre for Technology & Democracy and for the Centre of Governance & Human Rights (both at the University of Cambridge). He also conducted two research projects in Brazil financed by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and by the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

Andre Rodarte