Meet our Doctoral Candidates
Our diverse and motivated team of 11 Doctoral Candidates are at the forefront of combating disinformation and hate speech in the digital age. Each candidate is enrolled in a doctoral program at one of our partner institutions, and they collaborate to develop innovative strategies and tools. Explore their profiles to get to know the next generation of researchers dedicated to strengthening democratic discourse and ensuring access to verifiable information
Investigating rhetoric in new forms of textual mediums
Davide has a background in discursive psychology and mediation. He is now working to assess the impact of political discourses on community interactions.
With a demonstrated history of working in Data Science and AI, Siddharth is currently involved in discourse analysis and argumentation studies.
Exploring political disinformation’s digital pathways; bridging social sciences with AI.
I’m a passionate linguist who loves finding patterns in apparent chaos.
Michele has a hybrid background in Humanities and Big Data. He has been working as a teacher and is now focusing on partisanship detection with DL.
I want to use NLP to mitigate harmful content and make social media safe and inclusive for everyone
Phd candidate at Newtral researching automated fact-checking and multi-modal machine learning.
Paloma’s code breaks the chains of online hate, setting a new standard for digital discourse
Bringing a wealth of experience in NLP, Rrubaa is presently engaged in an exciting project focused on cross-lingual claim detection.
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