The Digital Democracies Group is currently focused on three research projects integrating the humanities and data sciences to address questions of equality and social justice. The research will combat the proliferation of online “echo chambers” and discriminatory algorithms by creating alternative data literacies and paradigms for connection: from applications and methods to transforming hostile social media exchanges into productive dialogues, to critical analyses of fake news and its historical evolution. It will help develop the coalitions necessary to produce innovative approaches to digital democracy.

More information on the individual projects can be found in the sidebar.