Nathalie Van Raemdonck is a PhD candidate under the supervision of professor Trisha Meyer of the Brussels School of Governance and professor Jo Pierson of the SMIT-IMEC research group. Nathalie holds a MsC in Political Science from the VUB and an LLM in international security from the Free university of Amsterdam (VU). Nathalie previously worked for the EU Institute for Security Studies, providing research support for European cyberdiplomacy endeavours, and the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium, focusing on improving national capacity.
Her doctoral research titled 'Prevention of securitization of contentious content through architectural interventions on online platform' will focus on platform governance, the organic spread of misinformation and online radicalisation. Her research interests are on collective social behaviour and the influence of platform architectures on information flows, which finds itself in a broader interest in information warfare and cybersecurity.