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Daniel Kreiss

Professor | University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Daniel Kreiss is the Edgar Thomas Cato Distinguished Professor in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a principal researcher of the UNC Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life. Kreiss is the coauthor of Power in Ideas: A Case-Based Argument for Taking Ideas Seriously in Political Communication Research (with Kirsten Adams; Cambridge University Press, 2021), first author of Recoding the Boys’ Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology (Oxford University Press, 2020), and author of Prototype Politics: Technology-Intensive Campaigning and the Data of Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama (Oxford University Press, 2012). Kreiss coedits the Oxford University Press book series Journalism and Political Communication Unbound and is an associate editor of Political Communication. Kreiss is an affiliated fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and received a PhD in communication from Stanford University.

Daniel Kreiss served on the 2020 Selection Committee for Just Tech’s Covid-19 Rapid Response Grant Competition.

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