Eric Jardine

Eric Jardine is a CIGI fellow and an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech. Eric researches the uses and abuses of the dark Web, measuring trends in cyber security, how people adapt to changing risk perceptions when using new security technologies, and the politics surrounding anonymity-granting technologies and encryption.

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Expertise
Internet Governance
The Dark Web
Cybercrime
Cyber Security

Bio

Eric Jardine is a CIGI fellow and an assistant professor of political science at Virginia Tech. Eric’s research focuses on the uses and abuses of the dark Web, measuring trends in cyber security, how people adapt to changing risk perceptions when using new security technologies, and the politics surrounding anonymity-granting technologies and encryption.

His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed outlets, including New Media & Society, Journal of Cyber Policy, First Monday, Intelligence and National Security, Terrorism and Political Violence, and Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, among others. He is the co-author, with Fen Osler Hampson, of Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online (CIGI Press, 2016).

In the News

Select Publications

  1. Jardine, Eric and Simon Palamar
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    2014
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    Terrorism and Political Violence
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    Numerous, Capable and Well-Funded Rebels: Insurgent Military Effectiveness and Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan,
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    (forthcoming ) in
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  2. Jardine, Eric
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    2013
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    Joint Force Quarterly
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    Indigenous Security Forces, Counterinsurgent Control, and Green-on-Blue Attacks: Explaining Why 'Insider' Violence has Risen in Afghanistan,
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    in 71
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  3. Jardine, Eric and Simon Palamar
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    2013
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    Studies in Conflict and Terrorism
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    From Medusa Past Kantolo: Assessing the Effectiveness of Canada's Enemy-Centric and Population-Centric Counterinsurgency Strategies,
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    in 36 no7
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  4. Jardine, Eric
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    2012
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    Journal of Strategic Studies
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    The Tacit Evolution of Coordination and Strategic Outcomes: Evidence from the Soviet War in Afghanistan,
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    35 no4
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  5. Jardine, Eric
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    2012
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    Small Wars & Insurgencies
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    Population-Centric Counterinsurgency and the Movement of Peoples,
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    in 23 no2
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From this expert

Title Topic Type PDF
Policing The Dark Web: A Futile Undertaking? Cybersecurity Event
Governing Cyberspace during a Crisis in Trust Cybersecurity, Platform Governance, Surveillance & Privacy Essay Series
A Storm of Misinformation Is Coming. Our Federal Election Could Be at Risk Democracy, Platform Governance Opinion
Beware Fake News Cybersecurity, Platform Governance Opinion
VIDEO: Beware Fake News Cybersecurity, Democracy, Platform Governance Video
Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online Cybersecurity, Surveillance & Privacy Video
Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online Surveillance & Privacy Event
Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online Emerging Technology, Internet Governance, Surveillance & Privacy Books
The Dangerous Rift Between Trump and the CIA Conflict Management Opinion
Obama's Options for Retaliation Against Putin Conflict Management, Cybersecurity Opinion
What does Obama’s retaliation really look like in the Russia cyberwar? Cybersecurity Opinion
Trust: The Social Basis of the Internet Ecosystem Cybersecurity Opinion
And the Winner Is . . . Putin Democracy Opinion
Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online Platform Governance, Emerging Technology, Surveillance & Privacy Books