João de Almeida Santos


João de Almeida Santos is «Doctor Europeo» by the Faculty of Communication of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is currently Professor at the Lusófona University of Humanities and Technology, where he is director of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Education and Administration. He is the Editor-in-chief of the Journal ResPublica and Head Researcher of CIPES.

His research interests are Political Science and Communication Studies, especially the role of Communication in the political decision-making process. He is also a specialist in Gramscian studies, cultural studies and hegemony. It is also interested in the political movements of citizenship of a new type.

Main Publications

  • Santos, J.A. (2018) Conectividade. Uma chave para a política do futuro. In Valente, M., Timoteo Álvarez, J., Fernández, V. (eds.) El juego real de la singularidad humana. Predicción de comportamientos y toma de decisiones en el cerebro coral. La perspectiva de la Neurocomunicación (pp. 73–88). Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid-Fundación Santander Universidades.
  • Santos, J. A., Cavadas Gormaz, M. J., Timoteo Álvarez, J. (2017). Los estrategas y gestores del populismo moderno (siglos XVI-XVIII). Historia y Comunicación Social, vol. 22 (1), 13-29. http:/dx.doi.org/10.5209/HICS.55897
  • Santos, J. A. (2017) Crise da Representação ou Mudança de Paradigma? Democracia, Deliberação e Decisão. Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia, vol. 73 (1), 15-48. DOI 10.17990/rpf/2017_73_1_0015.
  • Santos, J.A. (2012) Media e Poder. O poder mediático e a erosão da democracia representativa. Lisboa: Vega
  • Santos, J.A. (1999) Os intelectuais e o poder. Lisboa: Fenda.