Dr. Robert Gorwa
Since September 2021 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Digitalization and Societal Transformation, WZB
2021 Fellow, Center for International Governance Innovation
11/2021 - 03/2021 Fellow, Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society
01/2020 - 12/2020 Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society
10/2019 - 01/2020 Fellow, Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society
2019 Researcher, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
2019 Research Manager, Digital Democracy Project, Max Bell School of Public Policy, McGill University
06/2018 - 09/2018 Visiting Scholar, Project on Democracy and the Internet, Stanford University
2018 Dahrendorf Scholar, European Studies Centre, University of Oxford
2021 DPhil, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
2017 MSc, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
2016 BA, International Relations, University of British Columbia
Robert Gorwa (2021): Elections, Institutions, and the Regulatory Politics of Platform Governance: The Case of the German NetzDG. Telecommunications Policy 45 (6), 102145.
Robert Gorwa, Reuben Binns, Christian Katzenbach (2020): Algorithmic Content Moderation: Technical and Political Challenges in the Automation of Platform Governance. Big Data & Society 7 (1).
Robert Gorwa, Timothy Garton Ash (2020): Democratic Transparency in the Platform Society. In Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field and Prospects for Reform, edited by Nate Persily and Josh Tucker. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Robert Gorwa, Anton Peez (2020): Big Tech Hits the Diplomatic Circuit: Norm Entrepreneurship, Policy Advocacy, and Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Tech Accord. In Governing Cyberspace: Behavior, Power, and Diplomacy, edited by Dennis Broeders and Bibi van den Berg. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Robert Gorwa (2019): The Platform Governance Triangle: Conceptualising the Informal Regulation of Online Content. Internet Policy Review 8 (2).
Robert Gorwa (2019): What is Platform Governance? Information, Communication & Society 22 (6), 854-871.
Robert Gorwa, Douglas Guilbeault (2018): Unpacking the Social Media Bot: A Typology to Guide Research and Policy. Policy & Internet, 12 (2), 225-248.