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Esmeralda Bon

ESRC DTC PhD Student, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Esmeralda Bon is a doctoral researcher in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, where she is affiliated with the Centre for British Politics, NICEP and REPRESENT She holds a liberal arts and sciences BA (hons) in the Humanities and Rhetoric & Argumentation from University College Roosevelt and a MARes and MScRes from the University of Amsterdam, in Rhetoric, Argumentation Theory and Philosophy and Communication Science respectively, with political argumentation and political communication as specialisations. Her PhD is a collaborative studentship with the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) and mainly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the School of Politics and international Relations.

Teaching Summary

Thus far I have been a GTA for comparative politics and quantitative methods. I have contributed to the following two undergraduate modules in specific:

• M11153 Introduction to Comparative Politics • M11157 Quantitative Methods for Social Science 1

Research Summary

Current Status: PhD (full-time) - currently registered.

Research Topic Title: Public Opinion and Contemporary Communication Strategies in the UK.

Research Interests: Political Communication; Civic Engagement; Rhetoric & Argumentation Theory; Quantitative, Qualitative and Automated Research methods; Populism

Research Supervisors: Professor Cees van der Eijk and Dr. Anja Neundorf

Primary Funding Sources: ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (in collaboration with the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CPSL)) , Dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds and UK Data Service Impact Fellowship

Recent Publications

  • BURKE, M. and BON, E.V., 2018. The Locations and Means of Literary Reading. In: Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics Oxford University Press.

Past Research

  • BURKE, M. and BON, E.V., 2018. The Locations and Means of Literary Reading. In: Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics Oxford University Press.

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