How a Public Health Approach Could Help Curb the Infodemic (CIGI)

Heidi Tworek is a CIGI senior fellow and an expert on platform governance, the history of media technologies, and health communications. She is an associate professor of public policy and international history at the University of British Columbia.

CANADA – An International Intellectual Property and Digital Trade Strategy for Canada (CIGI)

Jeremy de Beer is a CIGI senior fellow and a full professor of law at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, where he creates and shapes ideas about technology innovation and intellectual property, as well as global trade and development

Should Big Tech Be Setting the Terms of Political Speech? (CIGI)


  • Samantha Bradshaw is a CIGI fellow and a leading expert on technology and democracy. Her research concerns the politics embedded in information and communication technologies, and how political actors exploit these affordances for propaganda and persuasion.

  • Evelyn douek is a lecturer on law and S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, and an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

  • Dipayan Ghosh is a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School and is co-director of the Digital Platforms & Democracy Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

  • Daniel Kreiss is an Associate Professor in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Allison Leonard is the managing editor of

  • Heidi Tworek is assistant professor of international history at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. She works on media, international organizations and transatlantic relations. She is a member of the Science and Technology Studies program, the Language Science Initiative, and the Institute for European Studies at UBC. She is a visiting fellow at the Joint Center for History and Economics at Harvard University as well as a non-resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.