Corinne Cath is currently a DPhil (PhD) student at the University of Oxford and an Alan Turing Institute doctoral student, working on the governance of the Internet’s technical infrastructure, the multistakeholder method of Internet governance and the related issues of Internet fragmentation, “responsibility-by-design”, data ethics, and human rights online, under the guidance of Professor Luciano Floridi.
She worked at the intersection of Internet governance, tech-policy, ethics and human rights for various years. She joined the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) in 2015 as an MSc student. Her MSc research at the OII focused on the (im)possibility of instantiating human rights principles in Internet standards and protocols.
Before coming to Oxford she worked as a policy advisor for a Democratic Congressman in Washington D.C. After graduating from the MSc program at the OII she worked for ARTICLE 19 – a human rights organization focused on the defense and promotion of freedom of expression and freedom of information worldwide, and she continues to work with them in her research efforts.