About

Chris Tenove is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, and previously at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics and the Munk School of Global Affairs. 

He conducts research in the fields of political theory, political communication, and international relations. He has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and policy reports on cyber-security threats, harmful speech, and disinformation. In 2020 he won a CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research for the article, “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses,” which was published in the International Journal of Press/Politics.

For more details see www.tenove.com, or follow him on Twitter @cjtenove.


Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Ackerly, Brooke et al. 2021. “Unearthing Grounded Normative Theory: Practices and Commitments of Empirical Research in Political Theory.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 0(0): 1–27.

McKay, Spencer, and Chris Tenove. 2020. “Disinformation as a Threat to Deliberative Democracy.” Political Research Quarterly 0(0): 1–15.

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses.” The International Journal of Press/Politics 25(3): 517–37.

Tenove, Chris. 2019. “Networking Justice: Digitally-Enabled Engagement in Transitional Justice by the Syrian Diaspora.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 42(11): 1950–69.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2019. “Online Disinformation and Harmful Speech: Dangers for Democratic Participation and Possible Policy Responses.” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 13: 215–32.

Tenove, Chris. 2018. “Should International Organizations Include Beneficiaries in Decision-Making? Arguments for Mediated Inclusion.” Global Justice : Theory Practice Rhetoric 10(2): 44–65.

Dixon, Peter, and Chris Tenove. 2013. “International Criminal Justice as a Transnational Field: Rules, Authority and Victims.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 7: 393–412.

Book Chapters (recent)

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “International Criminal Justice and the Empowerment or Disempowerment of Victims.” In Power in International Criminal Justice, eds. Morten Bergsmo et al. Brussels: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 713–48.

Tenove, Chris, and Stephanie MacLellan. Forthcoming. “Confronting Disinformation: Journalists and the Conflict over Truth in #Elxn43.” In Cyber-Threats to Canadian Democracy, eds. Holly Ann Garnett and Michael Pal.

Policy Reports (recent)

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2020. Processes, People, and Public Accountability: How to Understand and Address Harmful Communication Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek,. 2020. Trolled on the Campaign Trail: Online Incivility and Abuse in Canadian Politics. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.

Tenove, Chris, Heidi Tworek, and Fenwick McKelvey. 2018. Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris et al. 2018. Digital Threats to Democratic Elections: How Foreign Actors Use Digital Techniques to Undermine Democracy. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.

Chris Tenove

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Chris Tenove is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, and previously at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics and the Munk School of Global Affairs. 

He conducts research in the fields of political theory, political communication, and international relations. He has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and policy reports on cyber-security threats, harmful speech, and disinformation. In 2020 he won a CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research for the article, “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses,” which was published in the International Journal of Press/Politics.

For more details see www.tenove.com, or follow him on Twitter @cjtenove.

Peer-reviewed articles

Ackerly, Brooke et al. 2021. “Unearthing Grounded Normative Theory: Practices and Commitments of Empirical Research in Political Theory.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 0(0): 1–27.

McKay, Spencer, and Chris Tenove. 2020. “Disinformation as a Threat to Deliberative Democracy.” Political Research Quarterly 0(0): 1–15.

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses.” The International Journal of Press/Politics 25(3): 517–37.

Tenove, Chris. 2019. “Networking Justice: Digitally-Enabled Engagement in Transitional Justice by the Syrian Diaspora.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 42(11): 1950–69.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2019. “Online Disinformation and Harmful Speech: Dangers for Democratic Participation and Possible Policy Responses.” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 13: 215–32.

Tenove, Chris. 2018. “Should International Organizations Include Beneficiaries in Decision-Making? Arguments for Mediated Inclusion.” Global Justice : Theory Practice Rhetoric 10(2): 44–65.

Dixon, Peter, and Chris Tenove. 2013. “International Criminal Justice as a Transnational Field: Rules, Authority and Victims.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 7: 393–412.

Book Chapters (recent)

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “International Criminal Justice and the Empowerment or Disempowerment of Victims.” In Power in International Criminal Justice, eds. Morten Bergsmo et al. Brussels: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 713–48.

Tenove, Chris, and Stephanie MacLellan. Forthcoming. “Confronting Disinformation: Journalists and the Conflict over Truth in #Elxn43.” In Cyber-Threats to Canadian Democracy, eds. Holly Ann Garnett and Michael Pal.

Policy Reports (recent)

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2020. Processes, People, and Public Accountability: How to Understand and Address Harmful Communication Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek,. 2020. Trolled on the Campaign Trail: Online Incivility and Abuse in Canadian Politics. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.

Tenove, Chris, Heidi Tworek, and Fenwick McKelvey. 2018. Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris et al. 2018. Digital Threats to Democratic Elections: How Foreign Actors Use Digital Techniques to Undermine Democracy. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.

Chris Tenove

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Chris Tenove is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, and previously at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics and the Munk School of Global Affairs. 

He conducts research in the fields of political theory, political communication, and international relations. He has published peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and policy reports on cyber-security threats, harmful speech, and disinformation. In 2020 he won a CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research for the article, “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses,” which was published in the International Journal of Press/Politics.

For more details see www.tenove.com, or follow him on Twitter @cjtenove.

Peer-reviewed articles

Ackerly, Brooke et al. 2021. “Unearthing Grounded Normative Theory: Practices and Commitments of Empirical Research in Political Theory.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 0(0): 1–27.

McKay, Spencer, and Chris Tenove. 2020. “Disinformation as a Threat to Deliberative Democracy.” Political Research Quarterly 0(0): 1–15.

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “Protecting Democracy from Disinformation: Normative Threats and Policy Responses.” The International Journal of Press/Politics 25(3): 517–37.

Tenove, Chris. 2019. “Networking Justice: Digitally-Enabled Engagement in Transitional Justice by the Syrian Diaspora.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 42(11): 1950–69.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2019. “Online Disinformation and Harmful Speech: Dangers for Democratic Participation and Possible Policy Responses.” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 13: 215–32.

Tenove, Chris. 2018. “Should International Organizations Include Beneficiaries in Decision-Making? Arguments for Mediated Inclusion.” Global Justice : Theory Practice Rhetoric 10(2): 44–65.

Dixon, Peter, and Chris Tenove. 2013. “International Criminal Justice as a Transnational Field: Rules, Authority and Victims.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 7: 393–412.

Book Chapters (recent)

Tenove, Chris. 2020. “International Criminal Justice and the Empowerment or Disempowerment of Victims.” In Power in International Criminal Justice, eds. Morten Bergsmo et al. Brussels: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 713–48.

Tenove, Chris, and Stephanie MacLellan. Forthcoming. “Confronting Disinformation: Journalists and the Conflict over Truth in #Elxn43.” In Cyber-Threats to Canadian Democracy, eds. Holly Ann Garnett and Michael Pal.

Policy Reports (recent)

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek. 2020. Processes, People, and Public Accountability: How to Understand and Address Harmful Communication Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris, and Heidi Tworek,. 2020. Trolled on the Campaign Trail: Online Incivility and Abuse in Canadian Politics. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.

Tenove, Chris, Heidi Tworek, and Fenwick McKelvey. 2018. Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online. Ottawa, ON: Public Policy Forum.

Tenove, Chris et al. 2018. Digital Threats to Democratic Elections: How Foreign Actors Use Digital Techniques to Undermine Democracy. Vancouver: Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.