Jon R. Lindsay

Jon R. Lindsay is assistant professor of digital media and global affairs at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs. Formerly, Lindsay was an assistant research scientist with the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and assistant adjunct professor at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UC San Diego. He studies the impact of technology on international security, focusing on military innovation, cybersecurity, and grand strategy. He is an editor (with Tai Ming Cheung and Derek Reveron) and contributor to China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain (Oxford University Press, 2015), and his work has appeared in leading journals such as International Security, Security Studies, Journal of Strategic Studies, and Technology and Culture.

Lindsay holds a PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MS in computer science from Stanford University. He is also a U.S. naval reserve intelligence officer with seventeen years of experience including assignments in Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Military innovation, cybersecurity, cross-domain deterrence

Post-doctoral scholar, SITC (2011‒13)

China and Cybersecurity