Madeline is a Senior Lecturer in International Politics and the Cyber Dimension in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University. She has a BAHons in Political Science from the University of Tasmania and a PhD in International Relations from the Australian National University. Her research is embedded in a broad study of the ways in which new technology both reinforces and disrupts conventional frameworks for understanding International Relations and the implications of this for state and global security and governance. Madeline has published on Internet Freedom and Multi-stakeholder Internet governance. She is currently working on a BA/Leverhulme funded research project that explores the role of the public/private partnership in national cyber security strategies. Madeline is on the executive committee for the newly established ISA section STAIR (Science, Technology and Arts in International Relations). She teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level on Internet Freedom, Internet governance, cyber security and the international politics of the Internet.