C.J.N. (Corinne) Cath PhD

C.J.N. (Corinne) Cath PhD


Corinne Cath is a postdoc at the Multi Actor Systems section of the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management where she works with Dr. Seda Gürses. She is an anthropologist who studies the politics of internet infrastructure. Previously, Corinne was Vice President of Research at the Open Tech Fund, a US-based grantmaker focused on developing open-source technologies. She finished her PhD at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford, in 2021, writing an ethnography of one of the oldest internet governance organizations: The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). 

Her postdoc is part of the OCW-funded Gravitation Program Public Values in the Algorithmic Society (AlgoSoc). As part of Algosoc, she works with Dr. Gürses and Professor Linnet Taylor (University of Tilburg). Corinne works on questions of computational infrastructure (cloud computing and mobile devices) in the context of the administration of justice. Her current research focuses on how cloud computing is transforming the internet, the consequences of these transformations for public institutions—and the adequacy of existing technology policy efforts that touch on cloud computing. 


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  • 2022

    Applied Networking Research Prize

    The Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) is awarded for recent results in applied networking research that are relevant for transitioning into shipping Internet products and related standardization efforts. Researchers with relevant, recently published results are encouraged to apply for this prize, which will offer them the opportunity to present and discuss their work with the engineers, network operators, policy makers and scientists who participate in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and its research arm, the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF).

    The Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) is supported by the Internet Society, in coordination with the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF).