Tim Maurer focuses on Internet policy in international affairs as a program associate at the Open Technology Institute. He conducts research on Internet governance, human rights policy, and cyber-security. His work has been published by Foreign Policy, Harvard University, and featured on PRI’s The World, the Russian Kommersant and other media outlets. Maurer has been a speaker at national and international conferences.
Prior to joining New America, Maurer was a research associate in the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies where he continues to be an adjunct fellow. He assisted David Sanger with parts of his best-selling book Confront and Conceal, analyzing President Obama’s national security policy. He has worked for the United Nations in Rwanda, Geneva, and New York and is a non-resident fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute.
Maurer holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a McCloy fellow concentrating on international and global affairs. His award-winning thesis was a research project conducted for the White House National Security Council. He received his B.A. in political science from the Freie University Berlin.
For a list of Maurer's publications and speaking engagements prior to his work with New America, click here.