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Catherine Haslam is a PhD candidate 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) by government and law enforcement agencies 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 has worked for two Members of Parliament as a caseworker, a parliamentary researcher, and a speechwriter.

Research Interests

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