Elizabeth Dubois (English and French)
Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Faculty of Arts
Professor Dubois runs the a multi-disciplinary research group focused on exploring the intersections of politics, communication, and technology, which includes political scientists, computer scientists, and communication scholars. Her work examines political uses of digital media including media manipulation, citizen engagement, and artificial intelligence.
Thomas Juneau (English and French)
“There are several factors that have led to this, from the effect of the pandemic to the decline in confidence of our democratic institutions, and politicians giving oxygen to and propagating conspiracy theories.”
Errol Mendes (anglais seulement – English only)
“There is a need to describe these attacks as forms of hate propaganda on the basis of gender and, if needed, reform the criminal law to make it more possible to bring actions against the online and personal attacks against female journalists and politicians.”