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Sarah Mainwaring


PhD Candidate

s dot mainwaring at warwick dot ac dot uk


Sarah is a PhD Candidate (ESRC and WMG Research Fellow) and Associate Tutor, working on Anglo-American Cyber Security and cryptography.

She has an MA in International Security from the University of Warwick, awarded the class prize for the highest overall average of her MA cohort. Her undergraduate degree is in Politics and International Studies, during which time she spent time at Sciences Po, Paris.

A fellow of the Kluge Centre, Library of Congress, Sarah will spend 5 months at the Kluge Centre, Washington DC during the 2018-19 academic year as part of the ESRC/AHRC International Placement Scheme.

Beyond acadedmia, Sarah is an Associate of the 'Cyber Policy Centre.' 

Previously working across law enforcement and local government, she has an interest in encouraging engagement between academia, government and industry, particularly cyber education.

Her primary research interests include International Security, Intelligence Studies and Computer Science.


In 2018-19, Sarah will be a Tutor for ‘PO231- International Security.’ Seminars and advice and feedback hours TBC.

Any queries, please e-mail.

Sarah also conducts undergraduate supervisory roles through the URSS scheme for projects related to her research. Please e-mail if interested.