Researchers

Coordination of the group

Dr. Miquel Rodrigo Alsina
Professor
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Violence & Communication
  • Emotions & Communication
  • Communication Theory

Members

Dra. Núria Almiron
Tenured lecturer
  • Political economy of Communication
  • Structure of the Media System
  • Communication Policy
Dr. Reinald Besalú
Visiting Lecturer
  • Communication Sociology
  • Qualitative analysis of reception
  • TV Audience
  • Structure of the Media System
Joan Corbella
Teaching Assistant
  • Communication policy
  • Structure of the Media System
  • Economy of the Media System
Dr. Joan Ferrés
Tenured lecturer
  • Audiovisual Educative Communication
  • Advertising as a model for Education
  • Mass Media and unnoticed communication
Dr. Josep Gifreu Pinsach
Emeritus Professor
  • Culture & Communication Policy
  • Catalan Communication Sphere/Space
  • Cinema & audiovisual
  • Political Communication
Dra. Lorena Gómez Puertas
Lecturer
  • TV fiction and the representation of social values
  • TV programming
  • Discourse analysis, argumentation and rethoric
  • Communication Theory
  • Mass Culture
Pablo Gómez-Domínguez
Trainee research staff
  • Public Service Media
  • Catalan Communication
  • Audiences
  • Social Media
  • Media Systems
  • Media Quality
Dr. Frederic Guerrero-Solé
Lecturer
  • Media Events
  • Political Communication
  • Media in post-Soviet Russia
  • Russian media events
Dr. Hibai Lopez-Gonzalez
Trainee research staff
  • Sport Sociology
  • Semiotics, mass media and football play-rules
  • Framing theories and critical discourse analysis
Rosa de les Neus Marco Palau
Trainee research staff
  • Political communication
  • Catalan and international media
  • Communication, culture and collective identity
  • Discourse analysis, semiotics and framing
Dra. Maria-Jose Masanet
Trainee research staff
  • Media competences/literacy
  • Media representation of sexuality and adolescence
Julio César Mateus
Trainee research staff
  • ICT in Eduaction & Media Literacy
  • Comunicaction and culture
  • Polítical Communication
Dra. Matilde Obradors
Senior lecturer
  • Digital stories as a tool for Social Innovation
  • New videography on the network
  • The Live On line production environment
  • Creative Practice, innovation and ideation techniques
  • Analysis of audiovisual narratives
Dra. Mercè Oliva
Lecturer
  • Reality TV
  • Celebrity Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Semiotics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Television Studies
  • Video games
Dr. Manel Palencia-Lefler
Tenured lecturer
  • Creativity in public relations
  • Strategic Communication
  • Music and advertising
  • Institutional advertising
  • Fundraising
Dr. Óliver Pérez
Lecturer
  • Videogames theory and analysis
  • Games, communications and culture
  • Entertainment and popular culture in audiovisual media
  • Discourse semiotic analysis
  • Image semiotics
Dr. Carles Pont-Sorribes
Senior lecturer
  • Risk and Crisis Communication
  • Political Communication (press and election campaigns)
  • History of the Press and local journalism
Dr. Eva Pujadas
Tenured lecturer
  • Television and political debate
  • Political Communication
  • Political and transmedia narrations
  • Analysis of TV programming diversity
  • Television, discourse & knowledge
  • Quality Television, Communication Ethic and Public Service
Dra. Montse Quesada
Professor
  • Periodisme especialitzat
  • Periodisme d'investigació
  • Periodisme de successos
  • Violència mediàtica
  • Periodisme de dades
Dr. Carles Roca-Cuberes
Lecturer
  • Etnometodología: análisis etnográfico de la producción y la recepción en los medios audiovisuales
  • Análisis de la conversación y la interacción en los medios de comunicación
Dr. Xavier Ruiz Collantes
Professor
  • Strategic Communication
  • Advertising and Creativity
  • Political Communication
Cristina Sanchez-Sanchez
Trainee research staff
  • Comunicació i cultura
  • Anàlisi semiòtica del discurs i de la imatge
  • Teoria de la felicitat
  • Comunicació política
Dr. Carlos Alberto Scolari
Tenured lecturer
  • Cross-media narrative
  • Digital interative communication theories
  • Communication ecology
  • Interfaces semiotics
Dra. Mònica Terribas
Tenured lecturer
  • Relació dels mitjans de comunicació de masses amb la identitat cultural i col·lectiva
  • Representació de l'esfera pública
  • Televisió i qualitat
Rafael Ventura
Trainee research staff
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Media Audience and Consumption
  • Media Portrayals of LGBT
  • Communication for Social Change
Dr. Jordi Xifra
Tenured lecturer
  • History of public relations
  • Public relations and critical theory
  • Public Affairs and Lobbying
  • Public diplomacy