Emilia leads three externally funded research projects and the Helsinki Hub on Emotions, Populism and Polarisation research group.
Her current research interests include comparative social media analysis and discourse theory.
Emilia has been studying and commenting the on Finns Party for a long time, while she gained her understanding hegemony and political polarisation through researching Hungarian politics.
She is the official Finland contributor for Political Data Yearbook.
Follow her on Twitter @epalonen