New York, NY - Kroll, the leading provider of data, technology and insights related to risk, governance and growth, today announced that Joshua Tucker has joined Kroll as a Senior Advisor and Kroll Institute Fellow. Through thought leadership and research, the Kroll Institute provides clarity on the most complex economic, policy, risk, compliance, public health and cyber issues organizations are facing today. Tucker will serve as a senior consultant on geopolitical issues impacting businesses and the global economy.
“We’re excited to have Joshua join the Kroll Institute. His extensive experience analyzing some of the world’s most consequential geopolitical issues will be an invaluable asset to our teams and clients amidst an era of increasing uncertainty,” said Jake Silverman, Chief Executive Officer at Kroll.
Tucker brings over 20 years of experience in comparative politics with a focus on mass politics, elections and voting, the development of partisan attachment, public opinion formation and political protest, and with a regional specialization across Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Concurrent with his role with the Kroll Institute, Tucker continues to serve as Professor of Politics at New York University, with affiliated appointments in the department of Russian and Slavic studies and the Center for Data Science. He is also the Director of the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia and Co-Director of the Center for Social Media and Politics at NYU.
Previously, he served as co-author and co-editor of “The Monkey Cage,” a Washington Post politics and policy blog, to which he contributed for over a decade.
In recent years, his research has focused on examining the relationship between social media and politics, and the ways in which social media data can be used to further analyze political trends. Tucker’s latest research encompasses partisan echo chambers, disinformation and false news, hate speech and propaganda, algorithms and political polarization, online networks and protest, how authoritarian regimes respond to online opposition and more.
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