Carlos Mendez

Dr

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20032021

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Personal Statement

Carlos is a Principal Research Fellow at the EPRC. He was educated at University College London (BA), London School of Economics (MSc) and Strathclyde (PhD). As a specialist on the European Union and regional development policy, Carlos’ main research interests include EU Cohesion Policy, the EU Budget, and regional policy in Portugal and Spain. He has co-authored a monograph on EU Cohesion policy, published a wide range of academic articles and policy reports, and worked on research projects and evaluation studies for European, national and regional institutions.

More recently, Carlos is leading a new research stream at the EPRC on citizen engagement and communication. The research is underpinned by two major Horizon 2020 projects (COHESIFY, DEMOTEC) funded by the European Commission on the impact of Cohesion Policy on citizen identificaton and the development of participatory budgeting experiements, as well as a study for the European Parliament on the Visibility of Cohesion Policy in Online Media. Carlos has been collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of academic experts across the EU to apply innovative techniques including computational text analysis and framing analysis of online media, focus groups and large scale surveys of citizens as well as interview-informed case studies of the effectiveness of strategies to improve communication and tackle misinformation.

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Carlos Mendez is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 6 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.