Sofia Collignon (also Collignon-Delmar) obtained her PhD from the Department of Political Science, University College London (January 2017). Before that, she was awarded an MSc in Political Economy from the University of Essex and a BA in International Relations from ITESO (Mexico).
Prior to joining Royal Holloway, Sofia was a postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Strathclyde, working as part of the team behind the ESCR-funded Representative Audit of Britain project, part of Parliamentary Candidates UK. During that time, she was also part of the Constitution Unit team.
Sofia's main research interests include: a) framing contests in the formation of public opinion, b) the study of candidates, elections and parties, and c) harassment and intimidation of candidates. Her research is comparative in nature and she uses mainly quantitative methods.