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Marcel Schliebs is a student on the DPhil in Social Data Science, and was previously a student on the MSc in Social Data Science.

Marcel is a Political Data Scientist and DPhil candidate at the OII. His research is located at the intersection between the social sciences, statistics, and computer science, and he develops novel data-driven methodology for studying a variety of phenomenons including voting behaviour, disinformation, digital text forensics, and AI in warfare. Besides his academic research,  he has worked for the German Foreign Office, the French National Election Study, as well as NATO’s Arms Control, Disarmament, and Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre. One of his greatest passions is the teaching methodology, and he has so far instructed about 15 tutorials and courses in statistics, mathematics, econometrics, and data science.

Recent Publications: 

Marcel Schliebs, Hannah Bailey, Jonathan Bright, Philip N. Howard. “China’s Public Diplomacy Operations: Understanding engagement and inauthentic amplification of PRC diplomats on Facebook and Twitter.” Working Paper 2021.1. Oxford, UK: Programme on Democracy and Technology, Oxford University, 2021. https://demtech.oii.ox.ac.uk/china-public-diplomacy-report

Marcel Schliebs, Hannah Bailey, Jonathan Bright, Philip N. Howard. ” China’s Inauthentic UK Twitter Diplomacy: A Coordinated Network Amplifying PRC Diplomats.” Working Paper 2021.2. Oxford, UK: Programme on Democracy and Technology, Oxford University, 2021. https://demtech.oii.ox.ac.uk/china-public-diplomacy-casestudy-uk

Marcel Schliebs. “The COVID-19 ‘Infodemic'”. Internationale Politik, 02/2021, German Council on Foreign Relations, 2020. https://internationalepolitik.de/system/files/article_pdfs/IPS-02-2021_Cov19_Schliebs.pdf

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Journal articles

  • SCHLIEBS, M. (2020) "The COVID-19 "Infodemic"", Internationale Politik. 02-2021 46-51.

Working papers

  • SCHLIEBS, M., Bailey, H., BRIGHT, J. and Howard, P.N. (2021) "China’s Inauthentic UK Twitter Diplomacy: A Coordinated Network Amplifying PRC Diplomats", DemTech Working PaperDemTech Working Paper. Oxford, UK: Programme on Democracy and Technology, Oxford University.
  • SCHLIEBS, M., BAILEY, H., BRIGHT, J. and HOWARD, P.N. (2021) "China's Public Diplomacy Operations: Understanding Engagement and Inauthentic Amplification of PRC Diplomats on Facebook and Twitter", DemTech Working PaperDemTech Working Paper. Oxford, UK: Programme on Democracy and Technology, Oxford University.

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