Trisha Meyer is an Assistant Professor in Digital Governance and Participation at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Trisha 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.
Trisha obtained her PhD and MA in Media and Communication Studies from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She was a Senior Researcher at the University of Turku (Faculty of Law) in 2013-2015, is currently a Professorial Fellow at the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) and will be a Fernandes Fellow at the University of Warwick (Department of Politics and International Studies) in 2020-2021.
Trisha has published and presented widely on the regulatory push for online intermediaries to take proactive (automated) measures to tackle public policy problems. She calls for assessments of the impact of technology-based solutions on human rights in general, and freedom of expression and media pluralism in particular.