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Inga Trauthig

Head of Research, Propaganda Research Lab

Virtual Participant

Inga Kristina Trauthig (PhD, King’s College London) is the head of research of the Propaganda Research Lab at the Center for Media Engagement (CME). In her role, she conducts original research and helps lead the Lab’s strategy and management.

She is interested in understanding violent and non-violent extremism, the societal impacts of emerging technologies – particularly regarding political competition, shifting power dynamics and related security implications. She speaks regularly to academic, media, and government audiences, and her writing has appeared in both popular and scholarly outlets. For example, she published on new frontiers of disinformation for The Hill, or on the role of encrypted chat apps during the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Lawfare. In peer-reviewed journals, Inga published about messaging apps in democratic backsliding in Political Research Quarterly, or the creation of online ‘networked counterpublics’ amongst diaspora communities in the US for New Media & Society.

Her work and comments have been featured by outlets like Al JazeeraAPBBCBloombergCNNHouston ChronicleForeign Policy, or The Washington Post. She is also an associate with institutions like the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies (IMES) at King’s College London, Stanford University or Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin.


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Inga Trauthig

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