Polbots project manager Sam Woolley presented some of the project’s research findings at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology and Policy.
Professor of Internet Studies
Philip N. Howard is a professor of sociology, information and international affairs, and the author of Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives.
Former Research Assistant
Samuel Woolley was the Director of Research of the Computational Propaganda project. His work focuses on the intersection of political communication and automation—with a specific focus on political bots on social media platforms.