Yanina Welp is Regional Director for Latin America at the Centre for Research on Direct Democracy (Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau, University of Zurich). Her main areas of study are the mechanisms of direct and participatory democracy in Latin America and digital media and politics. She has published extensively on these topics in several academic journals and books. Her most recent contributions are Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America (UK: Routledge, co-edited with Anita Breuer), Democracias en Movimiento (México: UNAM, co-edited with Daniel Zovatto and Alicia Lissidini) and La dosis hace el veneno. Análisis de la revocatoria de mandato en América Latina, Estados Unidos y Suiza (Quito: CNE, co-edited with Uwe Serdült).