Tetyana (Tanya) Lokot is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communications at Dublin City University. She is Chair of the Media, Cities and Space Section of ECREA. Her research focuses on the interplay between digital media, people and space/place in protests and activism. She also researches internet freedom, privacy and surveillance in Eastern Europe. Her work has appeared in Information, Communication and Society, International Journal of Communication and Surveillance & Society. She holds a PhD from the University of Maryland.