Event History Data Sets

Teaching / Teaching Presentations

Social Science Innovations

This open, self paced, short course on research methods helps researchers think innovatively about social research in these difficult times. I picked a range of methods that demonstrate how Covid doesn’t have to close down ambitious thinking in the social sciences. Each course includes handouts, exercises and learning goals, and […]

Commentary Essays / In The News / Op Eds / Wired

Wired: To Quash Disinformation, Researchers Must Work With Journalists

This originally appeared as “To Quash Disinformation, Researchers Must Work With Journalists” in February 2021 in Wired. Exposing and fighting the problem requires drawing from reporters’ resources and reach.

Policy Papers / Professional / Publications

Global Attitudes Towards AI, Machine Learning & Automated Decision Making

Implications for Involving Artificial Intelligence in Public Service and Good Governance Authors: Lisa-Maria Neudert, Aleksi Knuutila, Philip N. Howard How do people perceive the risks of using AI (Artificial Intelligence) and machine learning tools in decision making? Using survey data from a sample of 154,195 respondents in 142 countries, we […]

Academic Articles / Publications

“Anything that Causes Chaos”: The Organizational Behavior of Russia Today (RT)

Authors: Mona Elswah, Philip N Howard RT (formerly, Russia Today) is one of the most important organizations in the global political economy of disinformation. It is the most richly funded, well-staffed, formal organization in the world producing, disseminating, and marketing news in the service of the Kremlin. It is an […]