Nathan B. Thompson

Nanathanthan Thompson’s research focuses on Brazil’s Internet governance with an emphasis on cybercrime, digital sovereignty and Brazil’s defense and cybersecurity infrastructure. He is engaged in research projects examining Brazil’s defense sector, arms export controls and regulatory framework, as well as the country’s defense and development engagement with Africa and Brazil’s South Atlantic strategy. Nathan is an expert in Arab media and politics with a special interest in Egypt, where he researched media and democratization before, during and after the 2011 Arab uprisings. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from American University in Washington, DC and is a graduate of Occidental College in English and comparative literary studies. He speaks English, French and Portuguese.