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Samantha Bradshaw Assistant Professor Foreign Policy & Global Security

Degrees
D.Phil. Information, Communication, and the Social Sciences, Oxford University
MA Global Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs
BA (Joint Honours) Political Science and Legal Studies, University of Waterloo

Bio
Dr. Samantha Bradshaw is an Assistant Professor in New Technology and Security at American University's School of International Service.
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2024

  • SIS-653 Topics in U.S. Foreign Policy: New Technologies/Emerg Threats

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: Digital Investigations

Fall 2024

  • SIS-712 Adv Topic Glbl Govrn Pol & Sec: Digital Tech, Policy & Ethics

  • SISU-419 Senior Capstone: Int'l Studies: International Politics of AI

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

Disinformation, foreign influence operations, technology and elections, digital authoritarianism, social media and protests, regulating social media

Additional Information

Prof. Samantha Bradshaw is a leading expert on technology, elections and democracy, and regularly contributes to policy conversations. Her research, public writing, and public commentary has been featured in print, online, and broadcast media outlets, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, CBC News, BBC News, the Guardian, the Financial Times, McClatchy, Bloomberg, and Reuters, among others. You can listen to Prof. Bradshaw discuss her research here: www.samanthabradshaw.com.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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