Amy Brouillette is the research and editorial manager of the Ranking Digital Rights project and a resident research fellow at CMDS.
Prior to joining RDR, Amy served as director of the European Media Project at CMDS, responsible for developing and managing the Center's research and projects related to media and freedom of expression rights in Europe. Along with managing research, her work involved organizing and leading networking and training activities aimed at strengthening digital and freedom of expression rights, working in collaboration with key partners at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and digital rights groups.
In addition to her work at CMDS, Brouillette has also served as a research consultant and scholar-in-residence at the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS), Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania. Her work with CGCS involved providing research and editorial support for the Iran Media Program, a project focused on exploring media and internet censorship in Iran, and the InternetPolicy Observatory, a project that examines the challenges of global internet governance and policies.
She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her articles have appeared in Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, and the Columbia Journalism Review.