Nicole Grove is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, with affiliations in the Department of Women’s Studies, the Hawaiʻi Research Center for Futures Studies, and the International Cultural Studies Program. Her teaching and research interests are located at the intersection of international relations, security studies, and transnational Middle East politics, focusing on issues of gender, technology, surveillance, and visual culture. Grove's book Intimate Capture: Security, Desire, and the Middle East in the Data Imperium (under contract with Duke University Press) examines the materialization of novel regimes of control at the nexus of global imperial formations and contemporary modes of data capture. She is the recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award in the Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program, and was a visiting scholar at Abu Dhabi University and the University of Qatar in 2017. Her articles have been published in the European Journal of International Relations, Security Dialogue, Contemporary Political Theory, Critical Studies on Security, Globalizations, and the Journal of Critical Globalization Studies. Grove is also an Associate Editor for the journal International Political Sociology, and is on the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Politics and International Relations.