Emma Van Goethem is a PhD researcher and teaching assistant at Ghent University. Here, she conducts research on innovation and technology-use in the security domain with a focus on information-sharing. She is affiliated to the research group ‘Governing and Policing Security’ (GaPS) within the department Public Governance and Management (Faculty Economics and Business Administration).

Emma has studied American Politics and Public Administration at Troy University, Alabama (USA) during an international semester. She graduated with a GPA 4.0 and was named on the Chancellor’s list. She then went on to graduate with great honors from Ghent University with a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Management (2018). She later on pursued a second Master’s degree in Economics (2020), which she successfully obtained with great honors from Ghent University.