Mona Mannevuo is an early-career researcher with a highly multidisciplinary academic background in the humanities and social sciences. Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS). Theoretically and methodologically her work is rooted in cultural studies, contemporary history and science and technology studies. She is also a leader of the project ‘Communication across borders: Shifting boundaries of politics, science and public relations’ funded by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation and a columnist for Yle (The Finnish Public Service Media Company). She is a member of the Young Academy Finland (YAF).