Research Areas

CITRIS Policy Lab _ Research Areas

Areas of research interest include:

Computational Propaganda

Identifying and mitigating risks of automated propaganda and digital harassment campaigns on social media.

Inclusive AI

Supporting development and deployment of AI-enabled technologies that are fair, accountable, and trustworthy.

Digital Inclusion

Developing strategies for equitable deployment and adoption of broadband and ICTs.

Democratic Innovations

Designing and piloting interactive digital tools to foster greater inclusion in democratic processes.

Disaster Risk Reduction

Applying novel policies and technologies to better inform disaster risk reduction strategies and policies in California and abroad.

Digital ID Systems

Supporting the development of human rights-driven models for digital identity systems.


Improving health outcomes and access to cost-effective care through the development and integration of innovative technologies.

Environmental Sustainability

Supporting data-driven policy strategies for environmental sustainability.