Dr Sarah Perret is Research Associate at the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London. She has been contributing to the European Research Council Project ‘SECURITY FLOWS: Enacting border security in the digital age: Political lives of data forms, flows and frictions’, which examines the epistemic, practical, political and ethical implications of the datafication of border security. Perret contributes to Security flows project by carrying out theoretical, methodological and empirical research on datafication at the EU’s borders, especially in France, Germany and Greece. She conducted her postdoctoral research at the ENS in Paris focused on the re-conceptualisation of ‘risk’ and the sharing knowledge on societal security. Perret has been a visiting researcher at Georgetown University's BMW Centre for German and European Studies during her doctoral studies, has taught at University of Paris-Saclay, Paris 2 Assas University, Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis University, Georgetown University, Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, Sciences Po and University of Trento. She also is ‘chercheuse associée’ at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Chair in Geopolitics of Risk) and at the LabToP-CRESPPA/CNRS in Paris, and a founded Member of the multidisciplinary network on Terrorism Studies called OCTAV.