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Our Team

Our Team

Team

 

 

Leadership

 

 

 

 

Dr. Rebekah Tromble

Rebekah Tromble

Director, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics

Dr. Rebekah Tromble is an Associate Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs. Her research focuses on political communication, digital research methodology, and research ethics, with particular interests in political discourse on social media, as well as the spread and impact of online misinformation.

David A. Broniatowski

David A. Broniatowski

Associate Director, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics

Dr. Broniatowski is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and formerly lead IDDP's Meaningful Open Source Indicators (MOSI). He conducts research in decision making under uncertainty, collective decision making, the design and regulation of complex information flow systems, and how behavior spreads online. 

 

Principal Investigator

 

 

 

Frank Sesno

Frank Sesno

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

 

 

 

Past Leadership

 

 

 

 

Dr. Steven Livingston

Steven Livingston

Founding Director, Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics (IDDP)

Dr. Steven Livingston is a Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs. He studies the role of technology in politics and policy processes, including human rights monitoring, disinformation campaigns, governance, and the provisioning of public goods.

 

 

 

 

Knight Fellow

 

 

 

Nabiha Syed

Nabiha Syed

Knight Fellow 2021-2022, President of The Markup

 

 

 

Former Knight Fellows

 

 

 

Seyi Akiwowo

Seyi Akiwowo

Knight Fellow 2020-2021, Founder and Executive Director of Glitch

 

 

Faculty Researchers

 

 

 

Lorien Abroms

Lorien Abroms

Professor Department of Prevention and Community Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health

Ethan Porter

Ethan Porter

Assistant Professor of Media and Public Affairs 

 

 

Susan Aaronson

Susan Aaronson

Founder and Director of the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub

 

Imani Cheers

Imani Cheers

Interim Senior Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Office of the Provost

Howie Huang

Howie Huang

Professor School of Engineering and Applied Sciences 

 

Babak Bahador

Babak Bahador

Associate Research Professor of Media and Public Affairs 

 

Kim Gross

Kim Gross

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

 

Robert Pless

Robert Pless

Professor School of Engineering and Applied Sciences 

Henry Hale

Henry Hale

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

 

David Karpf

David Karpf

Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs

 

Tony Yang

Tony Yang

Executive director of the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement

Carla Berg

Carla Berg

Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health

 

Post-Docs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff