Kristin Anabel Eggeling is assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. Her research interests are in diplomatic studies, International Relations theory, global tech policy and political ethnography. She is the author of ‘Nation branding in practice: The politics of promoting sports, cities and universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar’ (Routledge, 2020), and has published articles in Review of International Studies, European Journal of International Relations, Global Studies Quarterly, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Big Data & Society, Geopolitics and Qualitative Research. Kristin holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from University College Maastricht (Netherlands), a MLitt and a PhD from the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews (UK) and has worked in the private and policy sector in Doha and Brussels. Kristin remains affiliated with St Andrews as a Research Associate in the School of International Relations and has been a visiting researcher at Nazarbayev University in Astana and Qatar University in Doha. At the University of Copenhagen, she is also a member of the Copenhagen Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS). Kristin is as member of the International Advisory Board of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy and the Co-PI on a research project funded by the Danish VELUX Foundation on the European Union’s agenda to attain ‘digital sovereignty’. Kristin’s research on the role of digital technologies in international diplomacy has won international prizes, including the Best Article Award of the ISA Diplomatic Studies Section in 2022.
Kristin Eggeling’s 2023-2025 CPD Research Fellowship project, "Diplomatic mimes: Big tech, digital regulation and mimetic diplomatic practice," examines the intersection of diplomatic, regulatory and lobbying practices in the field of international tech policy.