Nina is writing a book on how transnational advocacy is changing in the digital era which will be published by Oxford University Press. She is interested in how a common form of digital advocacy organization has spread worldwide from the US to the UK, from Poland to New Zealand. Activists in these countries have established multi-issue, membership driven, progressive organizations inspired by MoveOn.org. Her research explores how these digital advocacy organizations campaign and collaborate transnationally. As part of this research she has written on the distinctiveness of this form of advocacy, the challenges of mobilizing people for progressive causes in the populist era, and how these groups have campaigned for refugee rights. Read more on Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era
In 2021 she began a collaboration with the Weizenbaum Institute, the German Internet Institute, exploring differences in how the left and right organize on-line. She is also co-authoring a paper with two JHU SAIS students on climate activism in Europe during the COVID pandemic.
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