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Cassidy Bereskin

DPhil Student

Cassidy Bereskin

DPhil Student

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Cassidy Bereskin is a DPhil student and Clarendon Scholar researching the efficacy of content disclosure and provenance interventions for tackling deceptive synthetic media and disinformation. She is the Founder and Director of OxGen AI, a company that hosts the Oxford Generative AI Summit, a multi-stakeholder expert convening on generative AI and society (

Previously, she conducted research as part of The Alan Turing Institute’s Online Safety Team and worked on the COVID-19 Monitor, Canada’s largest public opinion study on the pandemic.

She holds an MSc (Social Science of the Internet) from the Oxford Internet Institute, where she graduated with Distinction, and a BA (Political Science) from McMaster University, where she graduated as valedictorian.

Research Interests

Mis/disinformation, synthetic and manipulated media, authenticity/provenance interventions, social science experiments

Positions at the OII

  • DPhil Student, October 2022 -
  • MSc Student, September 2021 - August 2022

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