Ellen Emilie Henriksen

Graduate Research Assistant

Ellen Emilie Henriksen is a masters student in the Security and Defense Research Group.

She is currently a student of political science at the University of Oslo. The topic of Henriksen's masters thesis is cybersecurity. She analyses the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal as a case for building a theory and conceptual framework within which big data psychographics can be conceptualised as a security issue.

Henriksen has a bachelors degree in Politics and Eastern European Studies from University College London. Her BA includes a year abroad at Moscow Higher School of Economics, where she also did fieldwork. Additionally, she has studied and worked as a volunteer in Central America, including as a human rights observer for the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico. Henriksen's research interests include cyber, security studies, the Arctic, and Eastern Europe.