Elina Noor is Associate Professor, College of Security Studies at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. A native of Malaysia, Elina studies security developments in Southeast Asia. Her research is focused on extremism and the intersection of international security and international law with cyberspace. Previously, Elina was Director, Foreign Policy and Security Studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Malaysia and was a member of the Brookings Institution’s Project on US Relations with the Islamic World in its formative years post-9/11.
Elina served on the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace and is a member of the UN’s Office of Disarmament Affairs roster of experts, supporting the UN’s work in building member states’ cyber-related capacity. Elina read law at Oxford University, holds an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University.