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Catherine Haslam is a PhD student in the War Studies Department and a Researcher at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) at King’s College London. Her research examines the ethical practice of open source intelligence (OSINT) in the age of Big Data. Catherine holds an MA in Intelligence and International Security from King’s College London and an MA (Hons) in Arabic and International Relations from the University of St Andrews. She has worked as an OSINT analyst for multiple sectors and as a parliamentary researcher, caseworker, and speechwriter.

Thesis Title

The Ethics of Open Source Intelligence in the Age of Big Data

Research Interests

  • Open-source intelligence
  • Intelligence ethics
  • Big data
  • Algorithmic bias
  • Just War
  • Policing