Recent Publications

Tim Maurer et al (2014)

2014 Jihadist Terrorism and Other Unconventional Threats

Bipartisan Policy Center, 23 September 2014

Tim Maurer, Robert Morgus (2014)

The Future Internet World Order

TIME, 13 July 2014

Tim Maurer, Robert Morgus (2014)

Tipping the Scale: An Analysis of Global Swing States in the Internet Governance Debate

Centre for International Governance Innovation, 5 May 2014

Tim Maurer, Camino Kavanagh, and Eneken Tikk-Ringas (2014)

Baseline Review of ICT-Related Processes and Events: Implications for International and Regional Security

ICT4Peace Foundation, 1 May 2014

Tim Maurer (2014)

Stop Calling Decentralization of the Internet “Balkanization”

Slate, 19 February 2014

Non-Resident fellow

Tim Maurer

Tim Maurer is a non-resident fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and a research fellow at the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute in Washington DC. His current projects center on cyberwarfare and the global cyber-security norms process, transatlantic cooperation on security and freedom in the digital age, Internet Freedom especially in the context of US sanctions and export controls, and research on swing states in the international Internet governance debate. His areas of expertise include global governance, (digital) human rights policy, cyber security, the United Nations and humanitarian action.

In October 2013 and February 2014, Tim spoke about cyber-security at the UN and his research has been published by Harvard University, Foreign Policy, CNN, and Slate among others. His work has been featured by print, radio, and television media including the Kojo Nnamdi show, PRI’s The World, Al Jazeera, Agence France Presse, Greek Public Television, the LA Times, the Russian Kommersant, and the German Die Zeit.  His research also includes a study on transnational organized crime for the White House National Security Staff. He assisted David Sanger with parts of his best-selling book Confront and Conceal, analyzing President Obama’s national security policy. Tim has presented his research at various conferences, including the international cyber security conference in Berlin, the US National Institute of Justice’s annual conference and a UNODC symposium in Vienna.

Prior to joining the New America Foundation, Tim was a research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he continues to be an adjunct fellow. His experience includes working at the United Nations in New York from 2008-2009 and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva in 2007 and in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2006. Tim was a research assistant with GPPi in 2008 and a visiting fellow from July-August 2010.

Tim received a Master of Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was a McCloy fellow concentrating on international and global affairs. He completed his undergraduate studies in political science at the Freie Universität Berlin. He was a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation and has received scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Rotary International.

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Languages: English, German, French