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Julia Schubert is postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Science Studies (FIW) at the University of Bonn. She works on scientific expertise and the interrelation of science and politics. Julia is particularly interested in how the emergence of governance objects is linked to structures of scientific knowledge production. Her upcoming book on the historical trajectory of geoengineering in U.S. politics is under contract with Mattering Press, Manchester. Julia holds a PhD in Sociology (University of Bonn) and an M.A. in Sociology (University of Heidelberg). She is a fellow of the “Young ZiF”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (University of Bielefeld) and was a Fulbright scholar at CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Suspected Bots in Social Media Discourses on Climate
Discussions about fundamental social issues like how we should respond to the threat of climate change have increasingly shifted to online social media platforms. These arenas are at high risk of manipulation by actors seeking to slow or stop our response. We will examine how the networks of discourse compare across platforms, and which parts of those discourses are dominated by bots.Read More