We’re a team of professionals who care about conversations within our communities.

Our team includes researchers, journalists, computer scientists, educators, democracy and conflict resolution specialists, Wikimedians, health science communicators, and others working on information reliability. Key members in 2021-2022 include:

Principal Investigators: Connie Moon Sehat, Amy X. Zhang, Franziska Roesner

Senior Personnel: Kate Starbird, Jevin West

Project Staff: Andrea Brás, Tarunima Prabhakar, Alex Bornhoft, Nevin Thompson

Hacks/Hackers and the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington are ARTT’s lead organizations. Partner and collaborating organizations include Wikimedia DC, MuckRock Foundation, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), and CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Advisement also comes from a member of the World Health Organization’s Vaccine Safety Net.


Our project is a work-in-progress. We’ll update this site as more information about our project becomes available.

Questions? Feel free to contact us at artt [dot] hackshackers [dot] com.