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Erin Simpson is the associate director of Technology Policy at American Progress, where she’s working toward an open, generative, rights-respecting internet and effective democratic regulatory infrastructure. Simpson served as the civil society lead for the Computational Propaganda Research Project at the University of Oxford, where she supported international civil and human rights leaders in preparing for disinformation and advocated for improved platform regulation in the European Union, United Kingdom, and United States. She was the founding director of programs at Civic Hall Labs and a Microsoft Civic Tech fellow. A Marshall scholar and Truman scholar, Simpson holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford.

By Erin Simpson
5 Key Recommendations for Social Media Platforms on Handling Hacked Materials Around ElectionsCenter for American ProgressOctober 30, 2020
Results Not Found: Addressing Social Media’s Threat to Democratic Legitimacy and Public Safety After Election DayCenter for American ProgressOctober 23, 2020
Fighting Coronavirus Misinformation and DisinformationCenter for American ProgressAugust 18, 2020
Digital Contact Tracing To Contain the CoronavirusCenter for American ProgressApril 22, 2020
A National and State Plan To End the Coronavirus CrisisCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2020