Research Staff

//Research Staff
Research Staff2018-01-09T12:55:27+01:00

The core research team involves a group based in Oxford, as well as scholars at multiple institutions, in several disciplines, and at several stages of their academic careers.

  • Philip N. Howard
    Philip N. Howard is the team's principal investigator. A professor and writer, he has written numerous empirical research articles, and p...
  • Yung Au
    Yung Au is a Clarendon scholar, Rotary scholar, and a Doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute. Her current research interest is in technolog...
  • Liliana Bounegru
    Liliana Bounegru is a new media, digital methods and digital journalism researcher and a postdoctoral research fellow with the Computational...
  • Samantha Bradshaw
    Samantha Bradshaw
    Samantha Bradshaw is a DPhil candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and works on the Computational Propaganda project as a Research Assistant. Pri...
  • Scott Brennen
    Dr. J. Scott Brennen is a communication scholar and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the Comput...
  • Mona Elswah
    Mona Elswah
    Mona is currently a DPhil student at the Oxford Internet Institute, where she studies how social media could be used to manipulate the public opinion....
  • Bharath Ganesh
    Bharath is a political geographer focusing on new media, political communication, and cultures of hate and intolerance online using computational and ...
  • Ana Grouverman
    Ana Grouverman is an MSc candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute with interests in issues of media manipulation, digital privacy, user-centered des...
  • Bence Kollanyi
    Bence Kollanyi has recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with an MS in Public Policy. During his studies at Tech, he started doi...
  • Mimie Liotsiou
    Mimie is a postdoctoral researcher on the BOTFIND project. She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK, where she ...
  • Cindy Ma
    Cindy Ma is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and a research assistant with the Computational Propaganda Project. Her research inv...
  • Nahema Marchal
    Nahema is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and a researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project, where her work focuses on th...
  • Vidya Narayanan
    Vidya recently joined the Oxford Internet Institute as a post doctoral researcher with the ComProp project. She has several years of experience workin...
  • Lisa-Maria Neudert
    Lisa-Maria is a DPhil student at the Oxford Internet Institute and a researcher with the Computational Propaganda project, where her work is located a...
  • Erin Simpson
    Erin Simpson is a Marshall Scholar and MSc candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, where she researches threats and opportunities for civic life o...