Trisha Meyer is the Director of the Research Centre for Digitalisation, Democracy and Innovation, Academic Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Winter and Summer Schools on EU Policy-Making, and Assistant Professor of Digital Governance Participation at the Brussels School of Governance.
Trisha researches the regulatory push toward and societal consequences of tech platforms taking proactive (automated) measures to moderate online content, with a focus on disinformation and copyright. A second closely related research strand pertains to stakeholder engagement and participatory governance in digital policy. At the Vrije Universiteit Brussel she teaches the courses on Media & Society, Media Ethics & Law and Internet Censorship, Control & Governance.
Trisha obtained her PhD and MA in Media and Communication Studies from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She was a Senior Researcher at the University of Turku (Faculty of Law) in 2013-2015, is currently a Professorial Fellow at the United Nations University-CRIS in Bruges, where she contributes to the GREMLIN project on Global and Regional Multistakeholder Institutions. Trisha will be a Fernandes Fellow at the University of Warwick (Department of Politics and International Studies) in 2021.