Irene Pasquetto is a scholar in the field of information and communication science. She conducts research and teaches as an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. At the moment, her research focuses on issues of political and scientific disinformation. Specifically, she investigates how politically-motivated actors reuse and manipulate scientific products such as data, software and publications for the purpose of creating scientific disinformation and manipulating the media ecosystem on issues of public interest such as climate change and public health. From 2018 to 2020 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, at Harvard Kennedy School. At the Kennedy School, Irene co-founded and led the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Irene holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she also worked as a research assistant at the UCLA Center for Knowledge Infrastructures (CKI) and the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. Previously, Irene earned a master's and a bachelor degree from the University of Verona.