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Andrea Calderaro

Cardiff University
Cardiff University
Andrea Calderaro is Director of the Centre for Digital Technology and Global Politics and a Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of Politics and International Relations/School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University. He holds his PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute.

His research centres on Internet and International Affairs, with a particular focus on internet governance capacity building, critical cybersecurity studies, telecom policies, digital rights and freedoms, ICTs for development, and the role of the EU in the global internet policy debate.

He serves as Editor of the “Digital Technologies and Global Politics” Book Series at Rowman & Littlefield, a member of the Global Internet Policy Observatory’s Advisory Group of the European Commission, as Chair of the ECPR Internet & Politics standing group, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of E-Politics, and a member of the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council board at the OECD. Prior to joining Cardiff University, he was Lecturer at the University La Sapienza of Rome in “New Technologies and International Relations”, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Internet and Society at Humboldt University, Research Associate at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom/European University Institute, Visiting Fellow at the California Institute of Technology, and project director of the NRC Funded “ICTs for the Global Governance of Peace and Security” Project at the University of Oslo.