Amelia Connor-Afflick

Amelia is a Research Assistant for GPD’s Digital Authoritarianism Monitoring project. In her role, she undertakes research and media analysis of human rights developments in the MENA and Sub Saharan Africa regions. Her work focuses on understanding the relationship between the digital space and authoritarian policies that impact human rights. 

Prior to joining GPD, Amelia worked for a political and security risk firm, Control Risks, where she undertook research associated with risks and policy developments within the tech space. She also worked as a Project Assistant for the Canadian High Commission in the United Kingdom and undertook internships with Apolitical, International Crisis Group and the UN’s Senior Advisor on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Amelia holds a BA in History, Politics and Economics from University College London. She most recently completed a qualifying English law degree at BPP University, where she produced a Master’s level dissertation focusing on limits on access to justice under the UK’s Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021.

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