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

Derek Arnold

Communication Instructor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Derek Arnold, M.A., researches business and political scandals, as well as the mitigating effects of crisis management and communication.

Communication Business and Political Scandal Crisis Management and Communication Political Communication Conspiracy Theory

Professor Imran Awan

Professor of Criminology · Birmingham City University

He is one of the UK’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Conspiracy Theories of Lockdown Bigotry Extremism Islamaphobia Crime

Professor Viren Swami

Professor of Social Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

His research focuses on the psychology of body image, human appearance, and attraction in relationships.

Impact of Nature on Healthy Living Tattoos Body Image Psychology of Attraction Relationships

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Harry Dyer

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

He is a digital sociologist and his research intersects technology, education and culture.

Social Media and Learning Sociology Technology Education Technology and Learning

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

Steven E. Harris

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Harris is an expert on modern Russian and European history.

The Russian Novel Conspiracy Theories Socialism French History Russian History

Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Expert in philosophy of politics, religion and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Landon Frim studies Enlightenment philosophy, Judaism, political toleration of minorities and religious freedom.

Antisemitism Catholicism Islam Middle East Philosophy

David Barrett, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

David Barrett, PhD, is a presidential historian and leading expert on the CIA’s relationship with presidents and Congress.

Political Science Presidential Decision Making Lyndon Baines Johnson The Central Intelligence Agency United States Presidents

Richard K. Lyons

Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer, UC Berkeley | Professor & Former Dean | William & Janet Cronk Chair in Innovative Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leadership and Culture Cryptocurrencies Microstructure Finance Exchange Rate Economics International Finance

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

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

Daniel J. McCarthy

Adjunct Professor · Manhattanville College

Daniel McCarthy specializes in American government. He has recently spoken with news media about the Presidential election.

Presidential Elections American Government Elections

Nancy A. Costello

Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director, First Amendment Clinic and Director, Free Expression Online Library and Resource Center · Michigan State University

Nancy Costello is an associate professor of law and director of the First Amendment Clinic at Michigan State University.

Collections Litigation Journalism Commercial Litigation Copyright Law Media Law

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication, and Information, and Director of the UMass Institute for Digital Public Infrastructure · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Founder of the Institute for Digital Public Infrastructure, Ethan Zuckerman focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media