Dr Tetyana Lokot is Assistant Professor and Researcher at the School of Communications, Dublin City University (Ireland). Her research and writing focus on the interplay between technology, digital media, and civic actors in the context of augmented protest. She also writes about internet freedom and internet governance in Ukraine and Russia. She holds a PhD from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Her dissertation research about the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine and augmented dissent focused on how protesters in a post-Soviet country understand and harness the affordances and limitations of digital technology to augment their tactics and protest outcomes.