Carolina Plaza Colodro


Dr Carolina Plaza Colodro, University of Salamanca.

Carolina Plaza Colodro is a postdoctoral researcher fellow at the Area of Political Science at the University of Salamanca, Spain. She is Sociologist by the University of Barcelona and holds a PhD in Comparative Politics from the University of Salamanca. She has been a visiting researcher at Università degli Studi di Milano (2016), University of Leicester (2016) and Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2020). Her academic interests are related to party systems and populism, and Euroscepticism, both at the supply and demand side of electoral competition.

In her postdoctoral project, she approaches the intersection between populist attitudes, political preferences and socioeconomic characteristics of the different social groups, and their role in party system transformation. Her work has been published in West European Politics, Electoral Studies and Politics, among others.