UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

Madeline Carr

Dr Madeline Carr

Deputy Head of Department, Associate Professor of International Relations and Cyber Security

Personal Assistant: Emma Bowman

Dr Madeline Carr is the Deputy Head of Department and the course leader for STEaPP's MPA in Digital Technologies and Public Policy to commence in September 2018.

Dr Carr also runs a number of research projects. She is the Co-Investigator of the Standards, Policy and Governance stream of the £10M PETRAS research hub on the cyber security of the Internet of Things. Dr Carr is the Principal Investigator on a project looking at International cooperation on the IoT cyber security of critical infrastructure. She is also the Principal Investigator of the £500K ECSEPA project which explores how UK cyber security policy makers evaluate evidence in short term incident response and long term planning scenarios. Dr Carr is the Director of the UCL Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security (RISCS)

Prior to joining STEaPP, Dr Carr was a Reader in International Relations at Cardiff University in the School of Law and Politics. She was also a Senior Lecturer in International Politics and the Cyber Dimension in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University. Dr Carr has held visiting positions at Ritsumeikan University in Japan and Tartu University in Estonia. Dr Carr's research looks at the ways in which new technology both reinforces and disrupts conventional frameworks for understanding International Relations and the implications of this for state and global security, order and governance. Dr Carr has published on the problem of attribution for international order, cyber norms, Internet Freedom, multi-stakeholder Internet governance, and the public/private partnership in national cyber security strategies (research funded by the British Council). She has a strong interest in the international policy challenges posed by cyber security and participates in UK-China and US-Australia track 1.5 dialogues on cyber security, the DCMS led Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group on Internet Governance, and the FCO led Academic Network.

Dr Carr is a member of the Research Advisory Group of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (both governance and security). She was a founding member and 2015-16 Program Co-Chair of the new ISA section 'Science, Technology, Arts and International Relations (STAIR). She is currently on the Scientific Program Committee for the 2018 World Social Science Forum and was invited to contribute to the recent strategic review of ENISA. Dr Carr was selected in 2014 for the Welsh Crucible as a future research leader and is a multi-award winning teacher.