Patricia Rossini is a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, where she collaborates with Professor Stromer-Galley at the Center for Computational and Data Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Broadly speaking, Patricia is interested in studying the interplay between political communication and technologies. Her research focuses on online political talk, social networking sites, online campaigns, deliberation and political participation. Specifically, her dissertation was aimed at understanding how different discussion platforms such as social networking sites and news websites enable, constrain or shape the ways people discuss political news online, with emphasis on intolerant and uncivil discourse.