Dr. Belén Casas-Mas is a European Doctor and Master in Social Communication from the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM, Spain), where she obtained the Extraordinary Doctorate Award in 2017. She works as an Assistant Professor in the area of Sociology at the Faculty of Information Sciences of the UCM, where she has been teaching since 2013. She is a member of the Complutense Innova Group - Docentia with which she is currently participating in the project "University and society: Communication and integration in companies and public institutions and non-profit organizations” since 2016. She has evaluated papers for various scientific journals such as Labor Studies Journal, Spanish Journal of Sociological Research (REIS), Documentation of Information Sciences, Politics and Society. At present, she is researching in the area of communication in social networks specializing in the polarization of political and social debates and the analysis of hate speech, as a member of the UCM Research Group "Data Science and Soft Computing for Social Analytics and Decision Aid" in the R+D project "The Structure of Network Communication and Inclusive Public Opinion. A Study with Big Data Techniques and Analysis of Social Networks". (2020-2014).
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