Anke Obendiek is a PhD candidate at the Berlin Graduate School for Global and Transregional Studies and works as a research associate in the project "Evolving Internet interfaces: Content control and privacy protection". She studied Political Science in Edinburgh, Hamburg and Oslo before focusing on international relations theory during her master's studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. During her studies, she received a scholarship from the German National Merit Foundation. She gained practical experience working for institutions including the German Federal Foreign Office, the German Institute of Global and Area Studies and Wikimedia Deutschland. Her research interests include privacy protection, international organisations and norms in international relations.