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Monica Kaminska

Monica Kaminska

Research topic:
Cybersecurity and International Relations

Academic Profile

Monica Kaminska is a DPhil Candidate in Cyber Security at Oxford’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security. Her doctoral research focuses on states’ responses to large-scale cyber attacks. Monica has previously investigated election interference through social media and the presence of misinformation and automated activity on technology platforms. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked in the professional services sector in London and also has experience with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Monica currently collaborates with Oxford Analytica as an expert contributor. Monica holds an MPhil in Geographical Research from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics. 


Monica Kaminska, Jantje Silomon. “Tackling the Skills Gap for Cyber Emergencies: A Survey of UK Initiatives”. London: Routledge (forthcoming 2020).

Monica Kaminska. “Cyber Conflict: Private and Public Sector Roles and Perspectives”. Cyber Conflict Studies Association. State of the Field 2019 Workshop Report. 2020 (forthcoming).

Robert Chesney, Max Smeets, Monica Kaminska. “Workshop Report: The Transatlantic Dialogue on Military Cyber Operations – Amsterdam” Blog Post, 2019.12. Lawfare.https://www.lawfareblog.com/workshop-report-transatlantic-dialogue-military-cyber-operations-amsterdam.

Monica Kaminska. “A Transatlantic Dialogue on Military Cyber Operations”. University of Texas Strauss Center. Workshop Report. 2019.08.

Abhishek Dasgupta, Monica Kaminska, Panagiotis Metaxas. “Tracking the Twitter Conversation on the Irish Abortion Referendum” Blog Post, 2018.9. OxPol The Oxford Politics Blog.https://blog.politics.ox.ac.uk/tracking-the-twitter-conversation-on-the-irish-abortion-referendum/.

Jamie Collier, Monica Kaminska. “Cyber Conflict as an Academic Discipline: It’s Not All Doom-and-Gloom” Blog Post, 2018.9. Council on Foreign Relations. https://www.cfr.org/blog/cyber-conflict-academic-discipline-its-not-all-doom-and-gloom.

Jamie Collier, Monica Kaminska. “Bashing Facebook Is Not the Answer to Curbing Russian Influence Operations” Blog Post, 2017.9. Council on Foreign Relations. www.cfr.org/blog/bashing-facebook-not-answer-curbing-russian-influence-operations.

John Gallacher, Monica Kaminska. “Facebook needs to be more open about its effect on democracy” Opinion Piece, 2017.6. The Guardian.https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/12/general-election-social-media-facebook-twitter.

Monica Kaminska, John D. Gallacher, Bence Kollanyi, Taha Yasseri, and Philip N. Howard. “Social Media and News Sources during the 2017 UK General Election” Data Memo 2017.6. Oxford, UK: Project on Computational Propaganda. 

John D. Gallacher, Monica Kaminska, Bence Kollanyi, and Philip N. Howard. “Junk News and Bots during the 2017 UK General Election: What Are UK Voters Sharing Over Twitter?” Data Memo 2017.5. Oxford, UK: Project on Computational Propaganda.

Conference Papers and Presentations

Monica Kaminska. “Restraints under Conditions of Uncertainty: Why Liberal Democratic States Tolerate Cyber Attacks”. Paper presented at the 2019 Hague Cyber Norms Conference.