Professor of Internet Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin. She has founded and currently is a director of Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. She conducts research at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) on topics such as internet governance and policy, transnational regulation, emergence of policy fields or digital society. She is a head of the WZB research group “Politics of Digitalization” which investigates how today’s societies make sense of and shape the digital transformation. She was a researcher at the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation of London School of Economics and Political Science from 2007 to 2010 and served as an expert member of the Parliamentary Enquiry Commission on Internet and Digital Society of the German Bundestag from 2010 to 2013.