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    Robert Gorwa


    Robert is a doctoral student in the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR). A political scientist with interests in platform governance and platform policy,  his research with the project focused on both theoretical and policy-oriented approaches to social media manipulation, ranging from the various methodological approaches to studying bots, the history and theory of propaganda, and the contemporary technology policy and regulatory issues raised by disinformation/manipulation. His writing on those topics, along with writing on technology and politics more generally, has been featured in Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, Wired (UK), Quartz, and other outlets.
    He was a member of the project’s research team from 2016-2018.

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