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Lisa-Maria Neudert is a student on the DPhil in Information, Communication & the Social Sciences, and was previously a student on the MSc in Social Science of the Internet.

Lisa-Maria Neudert is a Doctoral Candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and a Fellow at the Weizenbaum Institut. Neudert studies the regulation of platforms with a particular focus on governance around AI, content moderation, and dis/misinformation. Her recent work on regulatory innovation in digital domains has appeared in “The Political Quarterly”, and other journals.

Neudert is a core researcher at the Programme on Democracy and Technology at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Secretary to the Oxford Commission on AI & Good Governance at Oxford University. She holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the University of Oxford, UK, and a BA in Communication Science from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany. Selected as a Fulbright scholar she studied at the Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA, and the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Neudert’s commentary writing has appeared in The Guardian, MIT Tech Review and TechCrunch, and a host of other popular outlets.

Research Interests

Platform regulation, technology and governance, dis/misinformation, content moderation

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Current projects

  • Computational Propaganda

    Participants: Professor Philip Howard, Dr Vidya Narayanan, Dr Dimitra (Mimie) Liotsiou, Lisa-Maria Neudert, Samantha Bradshaw

    This project will focus on how bots, algorithms and other forms of automation are used by political actors in countries around the world.

  • Political Communication, AI and Data Diversity in the US

    Participants: Dr Victoria Nash, Professor Philip N. Howard, Dr Dimitra (Mimie) Liotsiou, Lisa-Maria Neudert, Dr Vidya Narayanan

    This project investigates contemporary trends in political communication, political polarization, artificial intelligence, and data diversity in the United States.

  • Strengthening Digital Democracy

    Participants: Dr Victoria Nash, Professor Philip N. Howard, Dr Dimitra (Mimie) Liotsiou, Lisa-Maria Neudert, Dr Vidya Narayanan

    This programme supports research into the use of computational propaganda in developing democracies, our management of strategic relations with industry, government and civil society stakeholders, and capacity transfer to civil society groups.

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I conduct my research in line with the University's academic integrity code of practice.