Staff

Eli Pariser wants to help technology and media serve democracy.  At 23 years old, he was named Executive Director of MoveOn.org, where he led the organization’s opposition to the Iraq war, raised over $120 million from small donors, and helped…

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Denice Ross is a Senior Fellow at the National Conference on Citizenship, and a Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. Currently, her main focus is on tech and data issues related to the 2020 Census, and…

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Kaitlyn Dowling is Project Manager for Algorithmic Transparency at the National Conference on Citizenship. Kaitlyn’s background in digital communications includes serving as the Senior Editor in the Information Disorder Lab, housed in the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy…

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Cameron Hickey is the Project Director for Algorithmic Transparency at the National Conference on Citizenship. He leads an effort to develop methodologies and tools for collecting and analyzing data to increase transparency about how large digital platforms impact society. Hickey…

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John moved to Melbourne, Australia at age 18 to complete an internship in Empathetic Marketing, and moved on to complete a degree in philosophy at the University of Melbourne with supplementary studies in psychology and creative writing. John began his…

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As a member of the Civic Renewal Team, Jeff Coates is responsible for organizational priorities that include conducting research, performing data analysis as part of the Civic Health Index initiative, and evaluation of programs. As Director of Research and Evaluation,…

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As a member of the NCoC team, Cameron manages the media, graphic design, and communications for all initiatives. Prior to NCoC, he worked as the Associate Marketing Director for Service Year Alliance – an organization working to make a year…

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