Miguel Vicente-Mariño is Associate Professor and Secretary of the Social, Legal and Communication Sciences School of Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), where he teaches courses about Public Opinion and Communication Research Methods. He obtained his PhD from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, with a dissertation about the TV coverage of an environmental disaster which has obtained the award to the best PhD dissertation in the field of Journalism by Spanish Parliament.
His main research fields are environmental communication, audience studies, public opinion and political communication, and qualitative research methods and software, leading to more than 30 scientific publications. During the last years he has participated in diverse regional, national and European research projects and networks, having completed research periods in European universities like Leicester, Westminster and Braga.
He is a member of the ECREA Executive Board since 2012 and Vice-Chair of the IAMCR Audience Research Section since 2013.