Corinne J.N. Cath worked at the intersection of Internet governance, tech-policy, ethics and human rights for various years. She joined the Oxford Internet Institute 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 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. Corinne has a BA in anthropology, an MA in International relations with a specialization in human rights, and MSc in Social Science of the Internet.
She is currently a DPhil student at the University of Oxford and an Alan Turing Institute doctoral student, working on Internet governance and the Internet’s technical infrastructure, specifically on issues related to “responsibility-by-design”, data ethics, and human rights online, under the guidance of Professor Luciano Floridi.