Jon R. Lindsay

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs

Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto

Jon Lindsay is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His research explores the interaction of technology and global security with a focus on cybersecurity, military innovation, and grand strategy. He is the author of Information Technology and Military Power (Cornell University Press, 2020). Other publications include China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain (Oxford University Press, 2015), with Tai Ming Cheung and Derek Reveron, and Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity (Oxford University Press, 2019), with Erik Gartzke. He is working on a new book project called "Age of Deception: The Intelligence Logic of Cybersecurity from Bletchley Park to Quantum Computing." He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. in computer science and B.S. in symbolic systems from Stanford University. He has also served in the U.S. Navy with assignments in Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

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  • Email: jon [dot] lindsay [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Twitter: @jonrlindsay
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