Scholar
Scholar

Connie Moon Sehat

Researcher-at-Large, Hacks/Hackers

Connie is Researcher-at-Large for Hacks/Hackers and leads the _Analysis and Response Toolkit for Trust (ARTT)_ project (artt.cs.washington.edu) and _News Quality Initiative_ (newsq.net). She is currently focused upon news and information quality on the Internet, and instruments that support individual and collective decision making, including clarifying conflicts of interest. Connie has focused on the intersections of technology and democratic life for the past twenty years, including the direction of projects like NewsFrames at Global Voices, the New Orleans Research Collaborative, and ELMO (election, human rights, and health monitoring). Her doctorate from Rice University specialized in twentieth century German history, with minor fields in Enlightenment Europe and Modern Japan.