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Sara Suárez-Gonzalo

Postdoctoral Researcher, UOC - Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

PhD in Communication (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). She is a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral resercher at the Communication Networks and Social Change Research Group (CNSC-IN3) and lectures at the Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya). Previously, she has been a visiting fellow at the Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale (Institut supérieur de philosophie, UCLouvain, Belgium) and a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Communication of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). Her research focuses on the social and political implications of data-driven technologies, with special emphasis on their effects on democracy, social justice and fundamental rights. Beyond academia, she has professional experience in algorithmic auditing and digital public policy consulting.


  • 2022–present
    Full-Hoover Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLouvain
  • 2021–present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya


  • 2019 
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2022
    Full Hoover Post-doctoral Fellowship in Economic and Social Ethics
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale (ISP, UCLouvain)
  • 2022
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Juan de la Cierva-Formación
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Spanish State Research Agency, Ministry of Science & Innovation
  • 2020
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Josep Irla for Research in Social Analysis and Thought
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Josep Irla Foundation

Research Areas

  • Political Theory And Political Philosophy (160609)
  • Information And Computing Sciences (08)
  • Communications Technologies (1005)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)


XXXI CAC Research Award - Catalan Audiovisual Council. YERUN Research Mobility Award - Young European Research Universities Network