The ERC research group is comprised of the Principal Investigator, at least five predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers (who are partly yet to be recruited), and a series of visiting fellows (who will join the project for limited periods of time).
Daria Kravets is a Research Associate and PhD student, primarily responsible for conducting the research efforts of work package 3 on search engines. Her research interests are in the areas of political communication, algorithmic bias, and computational methods.
Anna Ryzhova is a Research Associate and PhD student in the RUSINFORM project. Her main research focus lies on the work package 1. Her research interests include political communication, strategic narratives and qualitative methods.
Hermann Jakobi is a Research Assistant in the project RUSINFORM. His research interests include public and criminal law as well as political science and journalism.
Arista Beseler is a Research Assistant in the project RUSINFORM. Digital communcation is her main research interest, with focus on the role of user-generated content and the public discourse about potentially controversial topics on the Internet.