Welcoming New Staff: Linda Monsees

Linda Monsees joined the School of Politics and International Relations in January 2020 as a Fritz-Thyssen Researcher. Her project is entitled  ‘Cyberspace and the Changing Configurations of Security’ and concerns the changing reconfiguration of public and private in the context of cybersecurity over the past three decades. She will be working with Jef Huysmans and be involved in the doingIPS working group.

Before joining Queen Mary she has worked at a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Goethe University Frankfurt and the Center for Advanced Internet Studies in Bochum. She has recently published a monograph with Routledge titled ‘Crypto-Politics, Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era’. Her theoretical interests lie in the role of the public and conceptualising the politics of technology. Empirically she has worked on digital encryption, privacy and fake news.