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Manon Revel

Employee Fellow, Institute for Rebooting Social Media

Manon is an Employee Fellow at the Institute for Rebooting Social Media. She graduated from MIT in 2023 with a PhD in Social and Engineering Systems and Statistics. Her research focuses on reviving democratic governance online and offline, and understanding information disorders. Leveraging mathematical models, statistical tools and political philosophy theories, she investigates new ways to organize collectively and share information in order to update how we think and do democracy.
She is also a fellow at the Responsible AI Institute and co-leads the Civic Participation working group for the Mechanism Design for Social Good organization. When not worrying about democracy, she plays basketball or windsurfs.
Manon graduated from Ecole Central Paris with a B.S. in Engineering, and from MIT with an M.S. in Technology and Policy. She was also a Doctoral Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Innovations at the Harvard Kennedy School and worked at Bell Labs, Palantir and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.


The Ash Center

Can We Talk? An Argument for More Dialogues in Academia

BKC Employee Fellow Manon Revel argues that more communication is key to facing the world's toughest issues.

Feb 29, 2024


May 8, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

Democracy and Technology

Democratic values are facing significant challenges globally, with democratic processes often feeling stagnant as social technologies become increasingly integrated into our…