Connie Moon Sehat

Senior Research Fellow, Center for News, Technology & Innovation

Sehat is a speaker at the 25th ISOJ, happening from April 12 – 13, 2024, both online and in person at the University of Texas at Austin.

Connie Moon SehatConnie Moon Sehat is a senior research fellow at the Center for News, Technology & Innovation. As a news and internet researcher, her work focuses on questions related to online journalism, information, and conversational quality. Dr. Sehat has focused on the intersections of technology and democratic life for over twenty-five years, including the direction of projects such as the News Quality Initiative. Her doctorate from Rice University specialized in twentieth century German history, with minor fields in Enlightenment Europe and Modern Japan, while her first job out of college allowed her to develop software for the International Space Station. She has served as a senior fellow for Media, Entertainment and Sport Industries at the World Economic Forum and also has previously worked for The Carter Center, Emory University, and The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. Sehat is currently principal investigator of the NSF-supported Analysis, Response, and Toolkit for Trust (ARTT) project.