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Lab Members

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Elizabeth Dubois
Director

Dr. Elizabeth Dubois writes, speaks and teaches at the intersection of technology and politics. Technology critic meets advocate meets academic, she is the University Research Chair in Politics, Communication and Technology and an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa and member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, and a Public Policy Forum Fellow. Her work examines digital media, influence and political engagement.

Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows

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Chris Tenove

he/him

Research Associate - Mean Tweets; University of British Columbia

Graduate Students

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Hannah Anstey

she/her

Masters Student

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Michelle Bartleman

she/her

PhD Candidate; Research Assistant - Global Journalism Innovation Lab, AI and Politics Report

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Laura Shugart

she/her

Masters Student

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Mykenzie Barrera

she/her

Masters Student, Influencers and Journalism project

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Trevor Deley

he/him

E-Business PhD Candidate;
Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

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Louise Stahl

she/her

PhD Candidate; Research Assistant - Global Journalism Innovation Lab

Undergraduate and Law Students

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Anjie Hamel

she/her

Research Assistant - Wonks and War Rooms Podcast

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Helena Legault

she/her

Research Assistant - Lab Communications

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Ayman Naciri 

he/him

Research Assistant - Wonks and War Room Podcast

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Michelle Hennessey

she/her

Research Assistant - Wonks and War Rooms Podcast

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Iulia Mihailescu 

she/her

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

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Michelle Rodrigues

she/her

Research Assistant - Political Influencers

Former Lab Members

Ryley Alp

Research Assistant - Wonks and War Rooms Podcast

2020-2023

Chris Casimiro

Technoships Student
Connected Canada Initiative
2018-2019

Inessa De Angelis

Research Assistant - Pol Comm Tech Lab
2021-2022

Rotem Fellus

UROP Student
Political Bots
2018-2019

Susha Guan

Research Assistant - Communications and Masters Student

2020-2021

Sunita Joshua

Masters Student
MITACS Funding Recipient
2016

David Moscrop

SSHRC Postdoctoral fellow

2018-2020

Guillermo Renna

Research Coordinator

Digital Ecosystem research Challenge

2019-2020

Candide Uyanze

UROP Student
Political Bots
2016-2017

Sophie Ashworth

Research Assistant - Pol Comm Tech Lab

2021-2022

April Cho

UROP Student
Political Bots
2018-2019

Daniele Dempsey-Doiron

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

2021-2022

Debra Gassewitz

Masters Student
2017

Elisabeth Hadjis

Research Assistant - Communications
2020-2021

Isabel Macdonald

Postdoctoral fellow; Research Coordinator - Global Journalism Innovation Lab

2021-2022

Catherine Ouellet

Technoships Student
Connected Canada Initiative
2018-2019

Manjulika E. Robertson

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

2018-2019

Sabrina Wilkinson

Postdoctoral Fellow - Global Journalism Innovation Lab
2020-2021

Anthony Bejjani

Research Assistant - Global Journalism Innovation Lab

2021-2022

Jennifer Constant

UROP Student
Personal and Algorithmic Influence Meet Public Opinion
2021

Roman Ebadi

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets
2019-2021

Dustin Garron​

Directed Study Student
Social Media and The Community Policing Model
2018

Faaris Hussain

Research Assistant - Political Uses of AI

2022-2023

Kirsten McCann

Technoships Student

Mean Tweets
2021

Ariane Paquet-Labelle

Directed Study Student
Fact-Checking Practices in Opinion Leaders and Followers
2017

Humna Shaikh

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

2020-2023

Michelle Wronski

Research Assistant & Directed Study Student, Positive Tweets to Journalists

2020-2022

Megan Beretta

Directed Study Student
Connecting Youth, Communication, and Citizens
2016

Alicia Cooke

UROP Student
Research Assistant - Mean Tweets
2019-2021

Désirée Estephan-Saliba

Research Assistant - Global Journalism Innovation Lab
2021-2022

Ève Grebert

Research Assistant and UROP
Connected Canada Initiative
2018-2019

Justine Jacques

Dual Masters student in Multilingual Communication, UCLouvain - uOttawa

2021-2022

Sara Minaeian

Directed Study Student
Opinion Leaders, Opinion Leader-Followers and Echo Chambers
2017

Anna Reepschlager

UROP Student
Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

2016-2020

Sophie Shavrnoch

Research Assistant - Mean Tweets

2020-2021

Liwei Yang

Masters Student
2017-2018

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