Trustworthy Information — Fall 2022 Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Lecture Series: Trustworthy Information

Six luminaries in their fields discuss the challenges of battling misinformation and the path to more trustworthy information from the perspectives of psychology, social media studies, information visualization, and image analysis.

The Trustworthy Information series is co-sponsored by the Goldman School of Public Policy.


Previous Events

David Rand headshot
Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Katerina Linos
Nov 2, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Legal scholar Katerina Linos discusses how government and international organization actions can create information vacuums, creating space for misinformation to spread among migrants and refugees.
Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
Hany Farid
Sep 28, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We are awash in disinformation of lies, conspiracies, and now a new form of manipulated media — so-called deepfakes. Hany Farid explains how deepfakes are created and how to tell truth from fiction.