Seher Kurt

Research title: Exploring digital authoritarianism in democracies through social media management

Research Summary

Research Interests:

Big Data, Digital Governance, Surveillance and Dataveillance, Digital Authoritarianism, Privacy, Normalisation of the Abnormal, Theory of Securitisation.

Additional Information


MA Politics and International Studies: International Security, University of Warwick

Dissertation: Authoritarian governing through Big Data.


BA Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester

Dissertation: A critique to the Non-Proliferation Treaty.



Current Affiliations 

  • A member of the CREATe, University of Glasgow
  • A member of the Digital and Social Change Group, University of Glasgow