Gabrielle Lim is a researcher at Data & Society Research Institute focusing on the implications of disinformation, propaganda, and “fake news” in society. Her research primarily draws from securitization theory and political science, with a focus on the role of the state and civil society.
Before coming to Data & Society, Gabrielle was at Citizen Lab where she researched political disinformation. She was also an Open Society Foundations grantee in 2017, completing a research project on far-right rhetoric on Twitter. In 2018, she received a Masters of Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, where she focused on counterterrorism, global security, and cybersecurity.