Sam Spies

Program Officer, Media and DemocracyPhone: (718) 517-3623


Samuel Spies is program officer in the Media & Democracy program and heads its Disinformation Research Mapping Initiative. He has a PhD in anthropology from Temple University. For his dissertation fieldwork, he studied responses to censorship at online media outlets in Jordan. Before turning to the social sciences, he worked in newspaper, online, and wire-service journalism.

Programs and Projects

Media & Democracy
(Program Officer)