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Stefanie Ullmann is a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the project Giving Voice to Digital Democracies: The Social Impact of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology, funded by the Humanities and Social Change International Foundation.

Stefanie studied English Linguistics and Web Technology at the University of Marburg in Germany. She completed her PhD in Linguistics focusing on a critical corpus-assisted study of media and political coverage of the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions. The findings of her PhD were published by Routledge under the title Discourses of the Arab Revolutions in Media and Politics. Stefanie’s overall research interests and background are in functional linguistics, critical theory and discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, new media and communication technologies as well as the instrumentalisation of language in states of socio-political conflict and crisis. Her most recent work has focused on quarantining online hate speech, misinformation, gender bias in machine translation, dynamic data statements and exploring counterspeech approaches to fighting hate speech.

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