Samuel Cipers

PhD Researcher

Samuel Cipers is a PhD Researcher in the Centre for Digitalization, Democracy and Innovation of the Brussels School of Governance. Previously he worked as a project researcher at the same centre after graduating from the University of Ghent in September 2021. 

His research focusses on how political discontent in Europe and North-America is voiced on the internet and social media, with a special focus on online (political) disinformation and conspiracy theories. Samuel’s other research interests include: modern political philosophy, Discourse analysis and critical studies, especially concerning mindfulness and new age, and information -/ cyber warfare.