Tessa Oomen is a researcher at the Department of Media & Communication of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. She is part of the project team for SecureHospitals.eu (EU H2020 Funded, 2018-2010), a project that aims to raise awareness on cybersecurity in hospitals across Europe and to boost training initiatives driven on this topic. She also assists in the development of new research proposals and grants.
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.
Tessa’s research interests are cybersecurity, (influencing) human behaviour and decision-making, Security Studies, interdisciplinary research, and Crisis Management.