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Cassidy Bereskin

DPhil Student

Cassidy Bereskin

DPhil Student

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Cassidy Bereskin is a PhD researcher and Clarendon Scholar at the Oxford Internet Institute specialising in the efficacy of content disclosure interventions for combatting synthetic visual disinformation.

She authored the ‘Parliamentary Handbook on Disinformation, AI and Synthetic Media’ and has presented on tools for tackling mis and disinformation in the era of deepfakes and generative AI to policymakers globally.

Cassidy is also the Founder and Director of the Oxford Generative AI Summit, an annual multi-stakeholder expert convening on generative AI and society (

She holds an MSc with Distinction from the Oxford Internet Institute (Social Science of the Internet) 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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