Anita Gohdes is Professor of International and Cyber Security at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (from February 2019). Her work focuses on contentious politics in the cyber realm, with a current emphasis on large-scale quantitative analyses of state behavior. Previously, she was Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Zurich, and postdoctoral research fellow within the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center International Security Program. Since 2009, she has worked for the California-based non-profit organization Human Rights Data Analysis Group. She is currently advising the Federal Foreign Office of Germany (Auswärtiges Amt), and has consulted for the World Bank and the United Nations on topics related to security and state fragility. Her doctoral dissertation (University of Mannheim) was awarded the German Dissertation Award in the Social Sciences by the Körber Foundation, and the Walter Isard Dissertation Award by the Peace Science Society.