Julia Carver

Julia Carver is a DPhil (PhD) Candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford and Nuffield College, and a European Cybersecurity Fellow at ECCRI. She also holds a Politics Lectureship at Magdalen College (Oxford). Her work explores the relationship between the development of cybersecurity policies and geopolitical thinking in the ‘digital age’, including how policymakers conceive of digital infrastructure and cyber capacity building as tools for strategic advantage. Her research is jointly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and Nuffield College. She has contributed research to policy processes at the UK Ministry of Defence and other European policy communities. In 2021, she founded the Oxford Changing Character of War Centre’s Cyber Strategy and Technology Statecraft Working Group, which remains hosted by Nuffield College.