Natascha Chtena is a member of the Scholarly Communications Lab

Natascha Chtena is a postdoctoral fellow in the Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University and a research coordinator for the VOICES project (Value of Openness, Inclusion, Communication, and Engagement for Science in a Post-Pandemic World) at the ScholCommLab.

From 2020 to 2022, Natascha was a postdoctoral fellow at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), as well as Editor-in-Chief of the HKS Misinformation Review. Previously, she was an Open Educational Resources Librarian at a rural community college in California.

Her research focuses on open access, open science practices, and the reuse and misuse of knowledge products. She holds a PhD in Information Studies and an MA in Comparative Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as an MA in Media Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.