Yannis Theocharis is Professor and Chair of Digital Governance at the Department of Political Science / School of Governance of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He was previously Professor of Communication and Media at the University of Bremen, Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow and Research Fellow at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). He holds a PhD in Political Science from UCL (2011).
His research interests are in political behaviour, political communication and computational social science. His work focuses on the effects of digital media on political participation and uncivil communication using longitudinal, experimental and digital trace data.