Nadia is a postdoctoral researcher in the personalized communication project (supervised by prof. dr. Claes de Vreese and prof. dr. Natali Helberger) at The Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) in collaboration with Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
Her current research interests revolve around the effects of personalized communication tools (e.g., content recommender systems) on several aspects of privacy, as well as possible tools and technologies to assess and control these effects.
Before joining the University of Amsterdam, Nadia obtained her Ph.D. in May 2018 from the University of Trento. She was granted a Marie Curie fellowship to join the SECENTIS project, a European Industrial Doctorate in Security and Trust, in collaboration between the University of Trento in Italy, the Security and Trust research unit at Bruno Kessler Foundation in Trento, and SAP Labs France. During her Ph.D. She worked on developing and evaluation a new generation of Privacy Risk-based Access Control Systems.
She also worked at the University of Milan as a research fellow on the Privacy-Aware Cyber Security project, PACS, where she developed a privacy threat identification and evaluation methodology for enterprise cybersecurity ecosystems.
Nadia previously obtained a BSc in Computer Networks and Telecommunication at INSAT the Tunis Institute of Technology, Tunisia, (in 2010) and an MSc in Computer Science from ESPRIT the Private Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia (in 2013).