Phil Howard is director of the Oxford Internet Institute and author of the book Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives.
Eduardo Gamarra is a politics and international relations professor at Florida International University. He is also the director of the school’s Latino Public Opinion Forum.
Mark Fenster is a law professor at the University of Florida. He wrote Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture and The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information.
Adam M. Enders is a political science professor at the University of Louisville. He studies conspiracy beliefs, political polarization and misinformation.
Karen M. Douglas is a professor of social psychology at the University of Kent. She studies beliefs in conspiracy theories.
Rachel Hope Cleves is a history professor at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia. Her studies include conspiracy theories in public life.
Angelo Carusone is the president and CEO of Media Matters for America. The progressive research nonprofit analyzes conservative misinformation in the media. The group is monitoring QAnon support among politicians.
James Broderick is an English professor at New Jersey City University and co-author of Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet.
Jason Shelton is an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests include religious affiliations and politics in the Black church.