André Barrinha is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom. His main research interests include cyber-diplomacy, cybersecurity, international order, technology and security, European security, European foreign policy and International Relations Theory and Security. He is currently working on the role of new technologies in International Relations, with a special focus on cybersecurity. He was awarded, in 2019, a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship to study the emergence of cyber-diplomacy as an international practice. He has published widely on these topics.