Danilo is a Ph.D. student and a grant holder (funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a Researcher at the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM). His thesis focuses on the political effects of political distrust.
He holds a B.A. (Laurea Breve) in Political Science and International Relations from the Universitá di Roma La Sapienza (Italy, Cum Laude, 2009), a B.A. in Political Science from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain, Cum Laude, 2012) and a M.A. in Advanced Studies in Political Communication from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain, 2013). He also holds a Postgraduate Study diploma in Applied Social Research and Data Analysis from the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (Spain, 2014).
In 2014, he was Research Scholar at the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (February – December, 2014), where he has also collaborated with the European Social Survey (ESS, Round 7).
His academic interests cover mainly the study of political attitudes and participation in comparative perspective, survey methodology, European studies, statistics and quantitative research methods.
Currently, Danilo is a visiting researcher at the University of Georgia. His research stay has been funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.