Online Disinformation and your Social Media
Guest speaker Alexa Pavliuc
Alexa will speak about the ways social media algorithms work, and how they influence the posts you see.
Alexa Pavliuc, MSc, London Lead at Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design. Alexa Pavliuc is a Ukrainian Canadian disinformation network researcher and data science educator. Alexa’s work on Russian disinformation operations has been published by the NATO Defence Strategic Communications Journal and has been featured by CBC News. Alexa has provided advisory support in devising tools to detect and understand disinformation to both the Canadian Government and the European Union.
Alexa obtained an MSc in Data Science from City, University of London, and a BA in Professional Communication with a Minor in Physics from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. She currently teaches data science at a British corporate technology education firm, Decoded, and represents Ryerson University’s Faculty of Communication and Design in London, UK.