Tatiana Tropina

Tatiana Tropina

Assistant Professor


Dr. Tatiana Tropina is Assistant Professor in Cyber Security Governance at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University and an Associate Fellow of The Hague Program for Cyber Norms. Previously, she worked as a senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany. She has more than 15 years of experience in academic research, policy and advocacy in the field of cyber crime, cyber security, ICT regulation and Internet governance, including several years of volunteer involvement in policy-making and Internet governance processes at ICANN, Freedom Online Coalition Advisory Network, and European Dialogue on Internet Governance.

The projects she worked on at the international level include a cyber crime study for the Global Symposium of Regulators (ITU, 2010), UNODC Comprehensive Cyber Crime Study (2012-2013), research on the illicit financial flows and digital technologies for the World Bank’s World Development Report 2016, project with German Federal Criminal Police Office on improving mutual legal assistance on interception of electronic communications in the EU (2015-2018), and others. Tatiana holds a doctoral degree in criminal law and criminology from the Far Eastern Federal University (Russia) and a Master’s degree from the University of Strathclyde, UK.

Tatiana is involved in research and knowledge utilisation related to the public governance aspects of Project C-SIDE.



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