LEONIE MARIA TANCZER, ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT INSTITUTE FOR INTERNET AND SOCIETY


Leonie Maria Tanczer, Alexander Von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

Leonie Maria Tanczer is a PhD Student at the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy and Fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin. She studied Political Science (B.A.) at the University Vienna and University of Limerick (Republic of Ireland) and Political Psychology (MSc.) at Queen’s University Belfast.

Tanczer is currently working on her interdisciplinary PhD project “Emerging Security Governance in the Cyber Domain: Technology, Politics, and Rights in Practice”. Her thesis includes supervision from both social sciences (PISP) and engineering (ECIT) and investigates emerging internet governance strategies, looking closely at the possibility to re-articulate political rights online. Further research interests include among others gender studies and online collective action. Some of her past research projects and publications have focused on the Pirate Party, hacktivism and gender, and sexism online.