Jon Roozenbeek

fellow Social-Decision Making Lab University of Cambridge

Jon Roozenbeek is the co-developer of a number of interventions designed to tackle mis and disinformation, including the award-winning ‘Bad News’ game. He works at the University of Cambridge Social-Decision Making Lab where he is the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. Jon is an expert in understanding why people believe and share mis and disinformation and has studied Russian propaganda in Ukraine. Jon’s specialisms include the psychology of propaganda and manipulation, group polarisation, online extremism and inoculation theory. He has written two books: The Psychology of Misinformation (2024, Cambridge University Press with Professor Sander van der Linden) and Propaganda and Ideology in the Russian-Ukrainian War (2024, Cambridge University Press).

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