Trisha Meyer

Prof. Dr. Trisha Meyer

Postdoctoral Researcher European Economic Governance


Trisha Meyer is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for European Studies and an Assistant Professor at Vesalius College of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Through her research and teaching, she explores the role and effects of technology and participatory mechanisms in governing societal problems, such as copyright infringement, disinformation and the transition to a sustainable lifestyle. 

Trisha has published and presented widely on the regulatory push for online intermediaries to take proactive (automated) measures to tackle public policy problems. She calls for assessments of the impact of technology­-based solutions on human rights in general, and freedom of expression and media pluralism in particular.

At the IES, Trisha is mainly involved in the GREMLIN project on Global and Regional Multistakeholder Institutions, supported by the UNU-CRIS in Bruges (2017-2022). She was the pilot coordinator for the PARENT project, building a PARticipatory platform for sustainable ENergy managemenT, supported by Innoviris and JPI Urban Europe (2016-2019). She is also the academic coordinator of the Jean Monnet inter-university summer school on EU policy making.

At Vesalius College, Trisha’s teaching portfolio relates to comparative media research, media ethics and law at global and European levels. Since 2019, Trisha is the Head of Department for the Global Communication programme and is the Chair of the Student Conduct Committee.

Trisha obtained her PhD in Media Studies from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on the topic of politics of online copyright enforcement in the EU in 2014.

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