Matthew Adeiza joined the program in 2013. We are working on a book chapter about the use of social media and international development. He helps manage the Digital Activism Research Project. In the summer of 2014 I helped him come for an extended period of research on global communication and the CMCS summer school on digital activism.
Ruth Moon is doing a doctoral project on journalism ethics in authoritarian regimes, a project that will likely involve extended fieldwork in Rwanda. I am chairing her doctoral work.
Sam Woolley joined the program in 2013, and we have co-authored a book chapter on bots and the manipulation of public opinion. He helps manage the Computational Propaganda project and I am chairing his doctoral committee.