Inga Kristina Trauthig (M.A. University of St. Andrews) is a senior research fellow at the Center for Media Engagement (CME) at the University of Texas at Austin. She is finishing her doctorate with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College London. Over the last years, she has mainly focused on non-state actors in the Middle East and North Africa, particularly Libya. She is interested in broader issues concerning violent and non-violent extremism, emerging technologies and political competition in the online space.