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 and Participation at the Brussels School of Governance. She is also the principal investigator of the EDMO BELUX project, an EU-funded hub on research, fact-checking and media literacy on online disinformation in Belgium and Luxembourg (2021-2024).
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 the European Union, 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, a Fernandes Fellow at the University of Warwick (Department of Politics and International Studies) in 2020-2021. She 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.