Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Sylvia Chan-Olmsted researches cross-platform media consumption and AI applications in media and marketing communications.

Media Management and Economics Communication Technology Brand Relationships Artificial Intelligence Media Competition

Paul Bernal

Professor of Information Technology Law · University of East Anglia

His areas of interest are the law of the internet, media law, surveillance, online privacy and social media.

Intellectual Property Online Privacy Laws Social Media Technology Media Law

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

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

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Information Technology and Knowledge Democracy and Public Discourse Fake News Truth

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Joseph Cabosky, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Joe's creative work and research focuses on public relations data analytics and the value of modern PR efforts

Polling Data Metrics Entertainment Advertising

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Strategic Planning Angel Investing Online Media Software as A Service (Saas) Technology

Brett Frischmann, JD

Charles Widger Endowed University Professor in Law, Business and Economics | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Brett Frischmann, JD, is a renowned scholar and expert in intellectual property, surveillance, internet law and net neutrality.

Autonomous Vehicles Net Neutrality Internet Law Infrastructure Information Law

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

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt

Professor of Computer Science · Hofstra University

Krishnan Pillaipakkamnatt specializes in data mining, machine learning, and computational learning theory.

Algorithms Data Structures Discrete Mathematics Operating Systems Programming

Aashish Kumar

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.

democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy

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

Frank Waddell

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Frank Waddell's research interests are at the intersection of new technology and online storytelling.

Artificial Intelligence Media Violence Media Effects Online News Fake News

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

Cristina Soriano, PhD

Associate Professor of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Cristina Soriano, PhD, studies the history of media & communication and transmission of knowledge and information in Colonial Latin America.

Atlantic World Venezuela Latin American Culture Cultural and Social History Latin American History

Adam Schiffer

Professor · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Media Bias Presidential Nomination Contests Political News National Elections Public Opinion and American Politics

Peter Krapp

Professor, Film & Media Studies · UC Irvine

Expertise in: Secret communications & cryptologic history; cultural memory and media history; history of computing & simulations

Media History Cultural Memory Aesthetic Communication Cryptologic History Secret Communications

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