Tiago Ventura is a Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU's Center for Social Media and Politics. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Maryland in 2022. In Fall 2023, he will join the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University as an Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science.
Ventura works in computational social science exploring substantive issues on political communication and political behavior. His substantive work in political communication focuses on content activation, news sharing, misinformation, and polarization on social media. He has explored these issues primarily in Latin American countries. Methodologically, Ventura is interested in digital field and survey experiments, developing network models to deal with big data, and applications of natural language processing to social science problems.