Research Fellow, Venice Center
Project: Misinformation: A Quantitative Analysis of Intolerance and Polarization (Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Informatica e Statistica – Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, tutor: prof. Agostino Cortesi)
Fabiana Zollo is an Assistant Professor and member of the Laboratory of Data Science and Complexity in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and Research Fellow in the Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change (HSC). Her research investigates (mis)information spreading with a special focus on the dynamics of polarization and intolerance and the evolution of collective narratives on online social media. She collected several papers on the topic, both with national and International co-authors. Her results have been included in the Global Risk Report 2017 of the World Economic Forum and have been widely covered by the media (among the others: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Bloomberg View, The Guardian, Phys.org, El Pais) and disseminated internationally (Le Scienze, Pour La Science, Spektrum, Scientific American, Investigatión y Ciencia). She was/will be a keynote speaker, among the others, at EFSA 2018, TEDx Bari 2017, CAV Conference 2017, Wissenswerte 2016, the International Journalism Festival 2016.