Alyssa Kann is a Research Assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington, D.C.

Alyssa previously worked in an academic counter-terrorism lab, where she specialized in data and social network analysis. While earning her BA, she wrote an honors thesis analyzing memes that targeted American presidential candidates. When she isn’t envisioning civic-minded social networks, she enjoys writing, hiking, and surfing.