Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Chair and Professor of Anthropology and Law · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

International Criminal Tribunals International Human Rights Human rights trials Anthropology Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Tricia Jenkins

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in digital media, international film festivals and how Hollywood and the CIA shape film and television.

Big Data and Media Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

L. Todd Wood

Editor-in-Chief · Creative Destruction Media/Tsarizm.com

Specialist in the National Security Threat from Economic Weakness and Sovereign Debt/The Russian Situation

National Debt Bond Market Russian Issues

Samantha Bradshaw

Doctor of Philosophy Candidate · Oxford Internet Institute

Samantha Bradshaw is a D. Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on the Computational Propaganda project.

Government Internet Governance Cyber Security Social Media and Democracy Computational Propaganda

Barbara Walter

Professor of Political Science · UC San Diego

Barbara F. Walter's current research is on the behavior of rebel groups in civil wars.

The Strategic Use of Internet Propaganda The Causes, Duration, and Resolution of Civil Wars Extremist Ideology in War Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich specializes in German-Jewish literature and Holocaust Studies.

German Literature German-Jewish History Jewish Literature Holocaust Studies German Language

Dr. David Lees

Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures · University of Warwick

David Lees is an expert in modern and contemporary French politics, history and culture, and political campaigns and propaganda in France.

French Security French Elections French Politics Politics of France Elections

Andrea Paras

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Guelph

Professor Andrea Paras specialises in the ethics of international humanitarianism, with a special interest in religion and politics.

Humanitarian Assistance Human Rights International Development International Affairs Religion Politics & Culture

Douglas Guilbeault

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading researcher in computational sociology and online social network experiments

Social Media Policy Collective Intelligence Collective Creativity Categorization Culture and Cognition

Richard Reynolds

Director · Mobile Gardeners

Guerrilla Gardener

Creative Strategy Integrated Marketing Advertising Gardening Public Realm

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Prof. Quassim Cassam

Professor, Philosophy · University of Warwick

Quassim Cassam researches intellectual vices, post-truth, extremism, the philosophy of terrorism, and the philosophy of general practice.

Philosophy of the Mind Self-Knowledge Philosophy of Terrorism Post-Truth Philosophy

Heidi Tworek

Assistant Professor of History · University of British Columbia

Professor Tworek's current research focuses on communications, international organizations, history, and transatlantic relations.

News and Media International Relations International Organizations Legal History Germany and Europe

Patrick Jung, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Patrick Jung's areas of focus include American history, German art history, and anthropology.

American History German Art History Cultural Anthropology American Indian History

Professor Gavin Phillipson

Professor of Public Law and Human Rights · University of Bristol

Specialist in online freedom, media law and intrusion, and the right to privacy

Public Law Human Rights Act British Constitution Fake News Free Speech

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Dr James Freeman

Lecturer in Digital Humanities (History) · University of Bristol

A historian of 20th century and contemporary British politics, economics and society

Prime Ministers Ideology Parliament Conservatism Rhetoric

Lee Jarvis

Professor of International Politics · University of East Anglia

His global research explores terrorism, counterterrorism and cyber security.

Political Violence Counterterrorism International Politics Terrorism Cyber Security