Tiago holds a PhD in political and social sciences from the European University Institute. His thesis, that analyzes electoral campaigns in six countries, is titled “Uninformative news or hollow campaings?: Political campaigns on Social Media and the traditional media coverage. In the past years, he has been involved in several projects analysing European elections, particularly the news media coverage and the political parties’ campaigns. Tiago has been a post-doctoral researcher in the ERC MAPLE project since 2018. His main research interests are political communication, online campaigning and European integration.