2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Alice E. Marwick
Assistant Professor, Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alice E. Marwick, an expert on the social and cultural effects of social media, is an assistant professor of communication at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also is a faculty affiliate at the university’s Center for Media and Law Policy and a faculty advisor to the Media Manipulation Project at the Data & Society Research Institute, which explores the far right’s use of social media to spread misinformation. For her Carnegie project, she will embed herself in extremist and other fringe groups online to examine whether exposure to extremist content leads people to become radicalized and even violent.