Research Activity


Stilwell Center Research Interests

Information Policy:

Global, national and domestic security policy, cybersecurity and computer crime, civil liberties (including privacy), telecommunications and spectrum, intellectual property, innovation and antitrust, internet and free speech. Information policy and free trade, globalization and global security, international jurisdiction, internet governance. Information management, institutional and organizational architecture, and business process engineering.

Energy and Environmental Policy:

International energy and environmental security. Alternative sourcing, smart grid distribution and consumption management, market based solutions including trading markets. Monitoring, enforcement and remidiation management. Resource management.

Enabling Technologies:

Sensing, data collection, data aggregation, data integration, data fusion, data analysis, data mining, artificial intelligence, decision support, distributed networks, database management, information sharing, enterprise architecture, distributed computing, wireless communications, remote sensing, nanotechnology, identification and authentication, network and computer security, biometrics, cryptography, rule-based processing, digital rights management, knowledge management.

Security Applications:

Global security, national security, energy and environmental security, foreign intelligence (FI), defense intelligence (DI), counter-intelligence (CI), domestic intelligence, homeland security, law enforcement, counterterrorism, counter-insurgency, electronic surveillance, regulatory compliance, corporate and enterprise security, corporate intelligence, competitive intelligence, systems security, cybersecurity, information security, communication security, information assurance (IA), information warfare (IW), perception management, strategic influence, information operations (IO), psychological operations (PSYOPS), military deception (MILDEC), operations security (OPSEC), electronic warfare (EW), computer network operations (CNO), computer network attack (CNA), computer network exploitation (CNE), computer network defense (CND), netcentric strategy, environmental monitoring, international relations and global security.

Related Areas of Research Interest:

Technology innovation and adoption, social change, knowledge-creation, decision-making, learning, risk-analysis, risk-management, conflict resolution, deviation analysis, pedagogy, communications, media analysis, information economics, behavioral economics, control theory, cybernetics, network theory, emergence, complexity, computational social science, behavioral science, history of technology, and cultural history.

Current Research Projects:

Global Information Society Project

Law Enforcement and National Security in the Information Age

Telecommunications and Cybersecurity Policy

Information and Warfare, Cyberwar, Information Warfare
(Information Operations, Information Assurance, and Operational Resilience)

Data Mining Project

Surveillance Society Project

Foreign Intelligence Project

Cybercrime, Cyberterrorism, and Digital Law Enforcement

Program on Intelligence Infomatics

Trusted Systems Project

Information Technology as Agent of Change in Environmental and Energy Policy

Intellectual Property and Trade Issues


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