oxford handbookDeNardis scholarship focuses on the politics of information and communication technologies with a concentration on Internet governance and architecture.

Academic Articles and Book Chapters

Samantha Bradshaw and Laura DeNardis, “The Politicization of the Domain Name System: Implications for Internet Architecture, Security, and Stability,” New Media & Society, 2016.

Laura DeNardis and Francesca Musiani, “Governance by Infrastructure,” Introduction to The Turn to Infrastructure in Internet Governance, F. Musiani, D. Cogburn, L. DeNardis, N. Levinson, eds., Palgrave, 2016.

Laura DeNardis, “Five Destabilizing Trends in Internet Governance,” I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, Vol. 12:1, 2016, pp. 113-133.

Laura DeNardis, “One Internet: An Evidentiary Basis for Policy Making around Internet Fragmentation and Universality,” Global Commission on Internet Governance Paper Series no. 39, July 2016.

 Laura DeNardis and Andrea Hackl, “Internet Control Points as LGBT Rights Mediation,” Journal of Information, Communication & Society, 2016.

Laura DeNardis, “Internet Architecture as Proxy for State Power,” IP Justice Journal, Internet Governance and Online Freedom Publication Series, August 15, 2015.

Laura DeNardis, “The Internet Design Struggle between Security and Anonymity,” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 2015.

Laura DeNardis and Andrea Hackl, “Internet Governance by Social Media Platforms,” Telecommunications Policy, 2015.

Mark Raymond and Laura DeNardis, “Multistakeholderism: Anatomy of an Inchoate Global Institution,” International Theory, 2015.

Samantha Bradshaw and Laura DeNardis, “The Politicization of the Internet’s Domain Name System: Implications for Internet Security, Stability, Universality, and Freedom,” Refereed paper presented at the 56th Annual International Studies Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, 2015.

Samantha Bradshaw, Laura DeNardis, Fen Hampson, Eric Jardine, and Mark Raymond, “The Emergence of Contention in Internet Governance,” Refereed paper presented at the 9th Annual Global Internet Governance Academic Network Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, September 1, 2014.

Laura DeNardis and Francesca Musiani, “The Turn to Infrastructure in Internet Governance,” Refereed paper presented at the American Political Science Association Conference in Washington, DC, August 29, 2014.

Laura DeNardis, “The Social Media Challenge to Internet Governance,” in William Dutton and Mark Graham, eds., Society and the Internet: How Information and Social Networks are Changing Our Lives. Oxford University Press 2014.

Laura DeNardis, “The Internet Design Struggle between Security and Surveillance,” Paper accepted for presentation at the Charles Babbage Institute Computer Security History Workshop, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, July 12, 2014.

Laura DeNardis, “Internet Points of Control as Global Governance,” in Mark Raymond and Gordon Smith, eds., Organized Chaos: Reimagining the Internet. Centre for International Governance Innovation 2014

Laura DeNardis, “The Cyber-Espionage X-Files,” in the journal Science, Volume 342, no. 6156: 313. October 18, 2013. (A review of Ronald J. Deibert, Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace).

Laura DeNardis and Mark Raymond, “Thinking Clearly about Multistakeholder Internet Governance,” Paper presented at the Eight Annual Conference of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) in Bali, Indonesia, October 21, 2013.

Laura DeNardis, “Multistakeholderism and the Internet Governance Challenge to Democracy,” Harvard International Review Vol. XXXIV, Issue 4, Spring 2013.

Laura DeNardis, “The Emerging Field of Internet Governance,” (preprint version available here) in William Dutton, editor, Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Laura DeNardis, “The Social Stakes of Interoperability,” in the Journal Science, Volume 337, no. 6101: 1454-1455. September 21, 2012. (Invited review of John Palfrey and Urs Gasser, Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems).

Laura DeNardis, “e-Government Acquisition Processes in the US, EU, India, and Japan,” National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Sponsored Research Report for NAS project “Intellectual Property Management in Standard-Setting Processes,” September 9, 2012.

Laura DeNardis, “Governance at the Internet’s Core: The Geopolitics of Interconnection and Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) in Emerging Markets,” Paper invited for presentation at the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC), the 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA, September 22, 2012.

Laura DeNardis, “eHealth Standards and Interoperability,” International Telecommunication Union, Technology Watch Report, Volume 21, 2012.

Laura DeNardis, “Hidden Levers of Internet Control: An Infrastructure-Based Theory of Internet Governance,” Journal of Information, Communication and Society, Volume 15, Issue3, February 2012.

Laura DeNardis, “Standards and eHealth,” International Telecommunication Union Technology Watch Report, Volume 16, January 2011.

Laura DeNardis, e-Governance Policies for Interoperability and Open Standards, Policy and Internet, Volume 2, Issue 3, Article 6, 2010.

Laura DeNardis, “The Global Politics of Interoperability,” in Gaelle Krikorian and Amy Kapczynski, editors, Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property. Cambridge: Zone Books, 2010.

Laura DeNardis, “Open Standards and Global Politics,” International Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Issue 13, Special Internet Governance Edition. Winter 2008-2009.

Laura DeNardis, “IPv6: Standards Controversies around the Next Generation Internet,” in Ian Inkster, Graeme Gooday, and James Sumner, editors, History of Technology, Vol. 28. London: Continuum, 2008.

Laura DeNardis, “The Privatization of Internet Governance,” Paper blind-selected for presentation at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network in Vilnius, Lithuania.  September 2010.

Laura DeNardis, “A Case Against Internet Address Markets,” Paper presented at Internet: Critical, the 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. October 2009.

Laura DeNardis, “Opening Standards, Opening Human Liberty,” in Global Information Society Watch 2009, the Annual Scholarship Publication of the Association of Progressive Communications, APC, 2009.

Laura DeNardis, “Architecting Civil Liberties, ” Paper blind-selected for presentation at the Third Annual Meeting of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network in Hyderabad, India.  December 2008.

Laura DeNardis, “A History of Internet Security,” in Karl de Leeuw, editor, The History of Information Security. New York: Elsevier 2007.

Laura DeNardis and Eric Tam, “Open Documents and Democracy: A Political Basis for Open Document Standards,” Yale Information Society Project Working Paper, November 2007.  Based on: “Interoperability and Democracy,” IEEE Proceedings from the 5th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT 2007).  Co-authored with Eric Tam.  Paper presented in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. October 2007.

Laura DeNardis, “Internet Standards and Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities,” Paper selected for presentation at the Second Annual Meeting of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. November 2007.

Laura DeNardis, “Questioning IPv6 Security,” Business Communications Review, Volume 31, Number 7. July 2006.