Linda Monsees Senior Researcher
Linda Monsees is a researcher at the Center for Governance of Emerging Technologies. She joined IIR in May 2021 after working at Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris, Queen Mary University of London and Goethe University Frankfurt. Linda received her PhD at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences with a thesis on the politics of digital encryption (2017) and has taught in Reims, Frankfurt, Bremen and Erfurt. Her expertise lies in the study of international security and how digital technologies impact on security practices but also on wider society. Linda has worked on disinformation, surveillance and digital security. At the moment, she conducts research about the idea of digital sovereignty, the politics of semiconductors and broader questions about the role of private companies in this field.