Marcus Michaelsen

Organisation: LSTS, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE)

Marcus Michaelsen is a researcher in the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) research group at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He holds a PhD in Media and Communication Studies from the University of Erfurt (Germany) and his research interests include digital technologies and political activism, authoritarianism, and media and politics in the Middle East. In 2018-19, Marcus was a Senior Information Controls Fellow with the Open Technology Fund. From 2014 until 2018 he has worked as a lecturer and researcher in the Political Science Department of the University of Amsterdam, primarily in the research project “Authoritarianism in a Global Age”.