Expert Sourcebook

The GW Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics keeps a curated list of experts who are available to respond to qualified inquiries from journalists. Each expert profile contains a detailed biography, official titles and links to personal websites to help you determine if an individual meets your requirements. To browse by topic area, simply select an option from the drop-down menu.

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Susan Ariel Aaronson

Elliot School of International Affairs

Founder and Director of the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub

Lorien Abroms

Milken Institute School of Public Health

Professor Department of Prevention and Community Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Associate Dean for Ph.D. & MS Studies at the Milken Institute School of Public Health

Jeff Allen

Knight Fellow, Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer Integrity Institute

Enrique Armijo

Professor of Law at Elon University

Babak Bahador

School of Media and Public Affairs

Associate Research Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Carla J. Berg

Milken Institute School of Public Health

Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health

Robert Brauneis

Goerge Washington University Law School

Michael J. McKeon Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property Program at The George Washington University Law School

David A. Broniatowski

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Associate Professor, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Imani M. Cheers

School of Media and Public Affairs

Interim Senior Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Office of the Provost; Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Jennifer Forestal

Helen Houlahan Rigali Assistant Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago

Richard Grinker

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs

Kim Gross

School of Media and Public Affairs

Vice Dean, Programs & Operations Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Henry Hale

Elliot School of International Affairs

Co-Director of the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia

Matthew Hindman

School of Media and Public Affairs

Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Howie Huang

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Madeline Jalbert

Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Washington

David Karpf

School of Media and Public Affairs

Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Jeffrey Lees

Visiting Assistant Professor at Clemson University’s Media Forensics Hub

Anna Lenhart

School of Media and Public Affairs

Specialized Faculty

Steven Livingston

Founding Director; Past Leadership

Sahar Massachi

Knight Fellow, Co-Founder & Executive Director Integrity Institute

Dawn Nunziato

Goerge Washington University Law School

William Wallace Kirkpatrick Research Professor

Robert Pless

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Ethan Porter

School of Media and Public Affairs

Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs and of Political Science

Frank Sesno

School of Media and Public Affairs

Director, Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs and Co-Principal Investigator

Brandon Silverman

Knight Fellow, Co-Founder & CEO CrowdTangle

Catie Snow Bailard

School of Media and Public Affairs

Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Andrew Thompson

Political Science

Assistant Professor of Political Science