Zarine Kharazian is the Assistant Editor at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington D.C.
In this role, Zarine edits coverage from the lab’s global network of Digital Research Units (DRUs). She previously served as the assistant editor of the International Enforcement Law Reporter, where she managed editorial operations and covered cybersecurity and data protection issues. While an undergraduate at the College of William & Mary, Zarine worked as a research assistant in the Social Networks and Political Psychology (SNaPP) Lab, where she studied the psychophysiological underpinnings of political behavior, both offline and online. Zarine speaks Armenian and French and is originally from Yerevan, Armenia. She has a particular interest in disinformation trends in the South Caucasus as well as the ethical and methodological dilemmas journalists and researchers face when reporting on disinformation.