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Joyojeet Pal

Associate Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/764-1555
Office: School of Information/3445 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


Joyojeet Pal studies the role of technology in democracy and labor. He specializes in politicians' use of social media, and in misinformation, particularly in India.



Areas of interest

Political Social Media, Misinformation, Future of Work


University of California at Berkeley, PhD in City and Regional Planning



“UMSI at CSCW2022. November 8-22. Held virtually.”
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Cited by The Guardian. Associate Professor Joyojeet Pal. Bollywood under siege as rightwing social media boycotts start to bite.
Pal: Ghost accounts are using misinformation to boycott Bollywood

Joyojeet Pal, an expert on the role of technology in democracy and labor, is cited in the Guardian on a hate speech campaign to delegitimize Bollywood and spread right-wing ideology.

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