I am a doctoral candidate in Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. My research focuses on security studies, modern warfare, cyber conflict, cyber institutions and capability, Russian and Eurasian politics. My methodological areas of interest include network analysis, mathematical and computational modeling, and text analysis.

My research has been published (or is forthcoming) in the Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Global Security Studies, Journal of Strategic Security, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Cyber Defense Review, and several edited volumes and general-audience publications. My research has been supported by the Belfer Center for Science and International Technology at Harvard's Kennedy School, the Department of Computer Science and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Cybersecurity, Internet Governance, Digital Economy, and Civic Tech Initiative at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.

I am a co-organizer (with Christopher Whyte) of the Digital Issues Discussion Group. I also founded the "Women in Cyber Security" group, which provides support to women who work in the field, especially those in academia.

I received degrees from New York University (MSc), City University of New York John Jay College (B.A.) and Kyiv National Linguistic University (B.A.) I am currently a fellow at EastWest Institute of Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative.