Isabel Linzer

Isabel Linzer (@isabelalinzer) is a research analyst focusing on transnational repression at Freedom House. She is a co-author of Freedom House’s 2021 special report on transnational repression, Out of Sight, Not Out of Reach. Isabel has worked on a range of research at Freedom House, including leading Election Watch for the Digital Age and coordinating research on sub-Saharan Africa for the organization’s flagship report on political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World, and its annual study of internet freedom, Freedom on the Net. Her writing has been published in The Washington Post, Slate, and African Arguments, among others. Before joining Freedom House, Isabel worked at the National Democratic Institute, supporting the organization’s international election observation mission to Liberia’s 2017 presidential election.

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