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Magdalene Karalis

Content Manager

Magdalene Karalis is the Content Manager of ECCRI. She is also a research associate at Chatham House. Her research primarily focuses on how open-source investigations impact the online environment during conflicts and on tracking global Russian influence operations. She has worked with the Center for Information Resilience and Protection Group International, monitoring Russian influence operations worldwide and examining disinformation on social media with a special focus on elections.

Magdalene has served as a rapporteur at Wilton Park, has experience with government contracts, and is trained in designing and implementing strategic simulations.

She is fluent in five languages. Her work has been published by Chatham House, The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs and The Intelligence and National Security Journal.

She holds a Joint Honours BA in Political Science and Russian from McGill University and an MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics, where her dissertation focused on frozen conflicts within the former Soviet Union’s sphere of influence.