Katharina E Höne obtained her PhD from the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, UK. Since 2016, she has been a researcher in global governance and diplomacy with DiploFoundation (diplomacy.edu). Her work focuses on the interplay between technology and diplomacy, old and new forms of diplomatic practice and capacity building for a more equal representation at international negotiation tables. Key areas of research include science diplomacy and the impact of new technologies, such as big data and AI, on diplomatic practice.
She teaches on a number of issues in the area of diplomacy and global governance, including multilateral diplomacy, diplomatic theory and practice, development diplomacy, data diplomacy, education diplomacy and negotiation skills.
Together with Barbara Rosen Jacobson, she has worked on a research project on data diplomacy, commissioned by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As part of DiploFoundation’s AI Lab, she is currently co-leading a project, also commissioned by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to look at the implications of recent developments in AI for the practice of diplomacy.
She is active on Twitter as @kathone