Professorial Fellow
Research Interests 

Digital governance
Stakeholder participation
Platform regulation
Technological power
Online content moderation
Freedom of expression


PhD Media & Communication, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
MA Communication Science - Information Society & Globalisation, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Biographical Statement 

Trisha Meyer is a Professorial Fellow at UNU-CRIS since January 2019, where she is involved in the GREMLIN project on Global and Regional Multistakeholder Institutions. Trisha is also Research Director of the Centre on Digitalisation, Democracy and Innovation at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Before joining UNU-CRIS, she held postdoctoral positions at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of Turku, researching the contestation of public service values in copyright and platform regulation.

Trisha Meyer researches the regulatory push toward and societal consequences of tech platforms taking proactive (automated) measures to moderate online content. A second closely related research strand pertains to stakeholder engagement and participatory governance in digital policy. In recent years, her research has focused on the balancing act necessary when developing responses to tackle disinformation online.