Louise Marie Hurel

PhD researcher in Data, Networks and Society at the London School of Economics

October 2022

Louise Marie Hurel (@LouMarieHSD) is a PhD researcher in Data, Networks and Society at the London School of Economics’ Department of Media and Communications. Her research focuses on risk, cybersecurity governance, and incident response. Louise is also Special Digital Security Policy Advisor at Instituto Igarapé’s Digital Security Programme, where she leads multiple efforts on cyber policy engagement at the national, regional and international levels. Her research interests include the study of expertise in cybersecurity, platform and infrastructure studies, cyber norms, non-state actors, computer-mediated communication, critical security studies, and Science and Technology Studies (STS).

Louise Marie is a member of the Advisory Board at the Global Forum of Cyber Expertise (GFCE), Carnegie Endowment’s Partnership for Countering Influence Operations’ (PCIO) and the Centre for Information Resilience (CIR). She has also published in main media vehicles such as the Council on Foreign Relations, Americas Quarterly, Open Democracy and others as well as journals such as the Journal of Cyber Policy. Her recent publications include a paper on “Beyond Great Powers: Challenges for understanding Cyber Operations in Latin America” and another on “Cyber-Norms Entrepreneurship? Understanding Microsoft’s advocacy on cybersecurity” in the Rowman & Littlefield’s “Governing Cyberspace: Behaviour, Power and Diplomacy. She is a non-resident fellow at American University’s Internet Governance Lab and at the Jack D. Gordon Institute at Florida International University.