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I am a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins SAIS. I am a former USIP-Minerva Peace & Security Scholar with the U.S. Institute of Peace. Prior to my PhD, I was a licensed Fraud Operations Analyst at E*TRADE, where I identified and resolved cases of financial fraud based on technical data and client behavioral patterns.
Research expertise: cyber conflict; NATO and transatlantic security; military innovation and implementation; U.S. security and foreign policy; Estonian and Baltic security.
My research focuses on research focuses on the development of cyber forces across NATO member countries, the transatlantic gap in military innovation, and emerging strategic challenges for NATO and its members.
Areas of expertise: cyber conflict; NATO and transatlantic security; military innovation and implementation; U.S. security and foreign policy; Estonian and Baltic security.
The Diffusion of Cyber Forces:
Military Innovation and the Dynamic Implementation of Cyber Force Structure
Estonia's Road to Cyber Command
The Global Spread of Cyber Forces, 2000-2018
An Introduction to The Dataset on Cyber Force Structures (DCFS)
2020 - Present
2019 - 2020
2015 - 2019
2013 - 2015
Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies
PEACE & SECURITY SCHOLAR
United States Institute of Peace
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Qualitative Data Repository
GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT
FRAUD OPERATIONS ANALYST/
FINANCIAL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Ph.D. / Syracuse University
Concentrations: International Relations, Public Admin. & Policy
M.A. / Virginia Tech
Concentration: International Relations
B.A. / The College of William & Mary