Tessa Oomen is a PhD candidate at the Department of Media & Communication of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. Her research focuses on organizational communication practices around digitalisation, cybersecurity, and AI. This work also connects to the EU-funded SPATIAL project (https://spatial-h2020.eu/). Tessa has worked on multiple EU-funded project, and assists with the development of new research and grant proposals.
Tessa received a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology (BASc) and graduated from Leiden University’s Master’s programme Crisis and Security Management (MSc). After graduating from Leiden University, Tessa worked as a research and education assistant at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs of Leiden University. Here she contributed to multiple project proposals for Horizon 2020 and research on the nature of interdisciplinary research in Security Studies.
Her research interests relate to practices, organizational communication, digitalization, cybersecurity, interdisciplinary research, and crisis management.