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Filippo Trevisan

Filippo Trevisan is Associate Professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., where he is also the Deputy Director of the Institute on Disability and Public Policy. His research explores the impact of new media technologies on advocacy, activism and political communication. He studies how elite and grassroots actors use the internet to influence debates about contested issues and affect policy decisions. His first book, "Disability Rights Advocacy Online: Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity" (Routledge) was released in 2017.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, American University School of Communication