Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wayne Xu studies what he calls the "three Ds" on internet platforms: discord, distrust, and dishonesty.

Disinformation on social media plaforms China’s Digital Public Diplomacy Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis. Disinformation Dishonesty on internet platforms Computational communication

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

Abbey Stemler

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Stemler is a leading scholar on the sharing economy and the regulation of platform-based technologies.

Sharing Economy Internet Regulation Technology Law

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

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

Lisa Fazio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

Leesa Renee Hall

Anti-Bias Facilitator · UnpackBiasesNow.com

Helping leaders unpack implicit and unconscious bias so they stop the spread of self-misinformation and start creating inclusive teams.

Productivity Ancestry Systemic Discrimination Misinformation Unconscious Bias

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

Jennifer Watling Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Jennifer Watling Neal researches how social networks can be leveraged to improve K-12 educational contexts

Social Development Dissemination and Implementation Psychology K-12 Education Social Networks

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

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

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