Pia Hüsch

Research Analyst for Cyber, Technology and National SecurityCyber


Pia is a Research Analyst in cyber, technology and national security. Her research focusses on the impact, societal risks and lawfulness of cyber operations.

Prior to joining RUSI, Pia conducted her doctoral research on the lawfulness of low-intensity offensive cyber operations in international law, particularly under the principles of sovereignty and non-intervention. She currently continues her doctoral research and teaches at the University of Glasgow. Previously, Pia has been a visiting researcher at McGill University and worked at the Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security as well as the Brussels office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, where she conducted policy research and was part of the strategic convening team.

Pia’s other research interests include the governance of cyberspace, election interference, cyberwarfare and the relationship between law and technology, including cyber and artificial intelligence. Pia holds an LLM in International Law & Security (with distinction) from the University of Glasgow and an LLB in European Law from Maastricht University.

Related programmes

Cyber Threats Programme

Analysing the types of cyber threats facing societies and identifying how to mitigate them.

Cyber Operations Programme

Examining the value and impact of interstate cyber operations and exploring different national approaches to cyber strategy, capability and development.


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