Irene Pasquetto

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In Montalcino (Italy, Tuscany) with the family dog

Irene Pasquetto is a scholar in the field of information and communication science. She conducts research and teaches “Information Ethics” and “Digital Curation” as an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. Her most recent research work focuses on issues of scientific mis- and disinformation and public understanding of science. From 2018 to 2020, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, at the Harvard Kennedy School. At the Kennedy School, Irene co-founded and led for two years the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Irene holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she also worked as a research assistant at the UCLA Center for Knowledge Infrastructures (CKI) and the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. Previously, Irene earned a master’s and a bachelor degree from the University of Verona.

Contact: irenevp@umich.edu