"Figuring out how you work best and developing a research program around it"


Friday November 3, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Department of Political Studies presents the John Meisel Lecture Graduate Student Seminar with:

Elizabeth Dubois - University of Ottawa

"Figuring out how you work best and developing a research program around it

Event poster

Friday, November 3, 2023 

10:00-11:30 PM

Robert Sutherland Hall | Room 334

*For Political Studies graduate students only

Refreshments served


Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (PhD, University of Oxford) is an Associate Professor and University Research Chair in Politics, Communication and Technology at the University of Ottawa where she runs the Pol Comm Tech Lab and is a member of the Center for Law, Technology and Society. She is also a Faculty Associate and former Fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center at Harvard University and an Affiliate at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life at University of North Carolina. Her work examines political uses of digital media, including artificial intelligence, political social media influencers, and online harassment of public figures. In 2019, she co-led the Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge which brought together 18 research teams to examine uses of digital media in the 2019 Federal Election in Canada. She leads the multi-disciplinary Pol Comm Tech Lab which includes political scientists, computer scientists, and communication students. She collaborates internationally with non-profits, technology companies, journalists, and academics. She also hosts the Wonks and War Rooms podcast where political communication theory meets on the ground strategy. Her public writing has appeared in Maclean's, The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, Policy Options, The Conversation, Salon and been featured in many others. Find her on Twitter @lizdubois, at www.polcommtechlab.com or check out her latest edited book, Citizenship in a Connected Canada.