Richard Harknett

Chair, Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy
University of Cincinnati

Dr. Richard J. Harknett is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science and Chair of the Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy at the University of Cincinnati. He co-directs the Ohio Cyber Range Institute. He served as Scholar-in-Residence at US Cyber Command and National Security Agency and continues in an informal advisory role. He briefs on Capitol Hill and with other US government agencies and has presented in 11 countries and made over 100 media appearances. He has held two Fulbright Scholar appointments in Cyber Studies (Oxford University, UK) and International Relations (Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria). He has authored over 60 publications in the areas of international relations theory, international security, and cyber security studies. He is an avid Liverpool Football Club supporter.