Research & Analysis Director, Graphika
Affiliate, Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society
Camille Francois is an Affiliate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and is the Research & Analysis Director at Graphika, where she leads a data science and analysis team focused on investigating and analyzing social media manipulations. Prior to this, Francois was Principal Researcher at Google Jigsaw, Google's incubator dedicated to building technology to tackle tough global security challenges (disinformation, censorship, harassment, violent extremism). Previously, Camille served as a Special Advisor to the CTO of France within the Prime Minister's Office and its Open Data & Open Government unit ; led research projects on cybersecurity and human rights for the Mozilla Foundation ; and worked for Google’s Market Insights team. A Fulbright Fellow and a New America Cybersecurity Fellow, Camille holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights from the French Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences-Po) & a Masters Degree in International Security from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Camille developed her research on State-sponsored threats against civil society at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and was visiting scholar at the Columbia Arnold A. Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies, and at King’s College War Studies Department.
Keywords: cybersecurity, human rights, disinformation, fake news, ethics, cyberwarfare, cyberpeace, cyber conflict, privacy, free speech