Magdalene’s research with the Russia and Eurasia programme focuses on how open-source intelligence (OSINT) can be used proactively in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Prior to joining Chatham House, Magdalene worked as an OSINT research analyst and a crisis translator when the conflict broke out. She was also senior editor for a chapter of Journalists for Human Rights and founded The Verdict, a blog focusing on controversial legal cases in Eastern Europe.
Magdalene also holds a background in strategy simulations and is fluent in five languages.
She received her MSc in conflict studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and holds a joint honours degree from McGill University in political science and Russian studies.
|2022||Crisis Translator, Respond Crisis Translation|
|2020-21||MSc Conflict Studies, The London School of Economics and Political Science|
|2016-20||BA Honours Political Science and Russian Studies|