This profile was current as of 2002, when he was part of the on-campus Kellogg community.

Eugenio Tironi is a Chilean sociologist and communications strategist who spearheaded the 1988 political campaign that led to the ouster of longtime Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet.

Tironi served as director of content for the “NO” national plebiscite on whether to extend Pinochet’s rule for eight years or allow an open presidential election. He then served as director of content for Pinochet’s democratic successor President Patricio Aylwin from 1990 to 1994, acting as his key political communications advisor.

He is currently the executive president of Tironi Associates, the communications company he founded in 1994.

Tironi is a former Kellogg Institute visiting fellow and an author in the Institute’s Working Paper series. He has written numerous articles and more than 30 books and is a regular newspaper and radio contributor and a consultant for Chilean and international media.

He earned a PhD in sociology from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris and holds membership in a number of social science academies.