Frédérick Douzet is Professor at the French Institute of Geopolitics of the University of Paris 8 and Castex Chair of Cyberstrategy (www.cyberstrategie.org).
Her current research interests deal with the geopolitics of cyberspace, a topic she has been interested in since the early 1990s. She manages a team of graduate students on these issues at the University of Paris 8 and the Castex Chair of Cyberstrategy. She is a member of the editorial boards of the reviews Hérodote and Sécurité et Stratégies. She studied political science at the Institute of Political Studies of Grenoble and Oxford Brookes University. She earned a MA degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley in 1993 then joined the graduate school of geopolitics at the University of Paris 8 where she did her PhD under the supervision of Béatrice Giblin.
Frédérick Douzet has received several awards for her research: International Forum on Cybersecurity (FIC) Book Prize for strategic thinking (2015); France-Berkeley Fund Award for Outstanding Young Scholar (2014); Alphonse Milne Edwards book prize from the Society of Geography (2008); Ernest Lemonon book prize from the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (2008); and Best Paper Award from the Urban Affairs Association (2009). She has received scholarships from the Fulbright Program and the Georges Lurcy Foundation. She was nominated junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 2006.