Solvita Denisa-Liepniece

Dr Solvita Denisa-Liepniece is a disinformation resilience advisor at the Baltic Centre for Media Excellence (BCME) and an Assistant Professor at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Latvia). In 2021-22, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Jordan Centre for Advanced Study of Russia, New York University. Previously, she was an Associate Research Scholar at Yale University (Juris Pageds Visiting Fellow, 2020). She also served as a country expert for several international organisations focusing on information resilience in the Baltic states. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), having written her thesis on political communication in post-Soviet Belarus. Her research interests encompass strategic political communication, intercultural communication and information resilience. In addition to her academic activities, she has built a career in journalism and worked for the Public Broadcasting of Latvia.

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