Ellen is a senior researcher at CASM, the digital research hub at Demos, where her work focuses on rights online and information environments.
She has worked on projects including investigating state-aligned gendered disinformation, the tactics of information operations, public attitudes to and experiences of technology, and protecting privacy and anonymity online. She leads CASM’s engagement with civil society on the UK Online Harms proposals.
Prior to joining Demos, she worked in campaigns for civilian protection in conflict zones, and in research and policy on mass atrocity prevention.
She holds an MA from UCL in Legal and Political Theory and a BA from the University of Cambridge in Philosophy