Mahsa Alimardani is an Internet researcher, looking at the intersection of technology and human rights, particularly in Iran.

She’s currently a doctoral student at University of Oxford’s Oxford Internet Institute, while acting as a senior Information Control Fellow for the Open Technology Fund. She has over six years of experience doing research and project work on freedom of expression and access to information online in Iran for various NGOs and organizations. She works with ARTICLE19 on their digital rights projects in Iran. Her fellowship project looked at the effect of information controls on user behavior in Iran, particular in their use of platforms using both qualitative and quantitative data.