Wei Xiao

Email: weixiao8@Illinois.edu

Research Interests

Wei Xiao is a Ph.D student in ICR. She is broadly interested in exploring alternative approaches to the reasoning behind sharing dis/misinformation to debunk dis/misinformation or inoculate people against misinformation. Her research also involves technology policy topics, such as data privacy, free expression, and AI governance. While fighting traditional disinformation, Wei is equally dedicated to addressing the potential ramifications inherent in AI-amplified disinformation scenarios. 

Prior to coming to the ICR, Wei received her MA in communication, culture, and technology from Georgetown University and BA in communication and economics from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Courses Taught

  • MACS 100
Wei Xiao