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Eric Jardine

Eric Jardine, Assistant Professor

Eric Jardine, Assistant Professor
Eric Jardine, Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science
Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Eric Jardine is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. 

  • Dark Web
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital trust
  • Terrorism/Insurgency
  • Research methods
  • PhD, International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
  • CIGI Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation


Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online. Waterloo: CIGI/Press. 

Journal Articles

“‘Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark:’ Why the Internet’s Advertising Business Model is Broken,” First Monday, Vol. 22, no. 7, July 2017. 

“Sometimes Three Rights Really Do Make a Wrong: Measuring Cybersecurity and Simpson’s Paradox.” Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (WEIS), 2017.

“Tor, What is It Good For? Political Repression and the Use of Online Anonymity-Granting Technologies.” New Media and Society, Online First.   

  • “Measuring the Cybersecurity Performance of Canadian Internet Service Providers and Assessing Canada’s National-Level Network Operations Risk Profile.” Funder: Department of Public Safety, Government of Canada. ($150,000 CAD per year for 2 years).
  • “Context Matters: How an End User’s Incentives Shapes their Online Behavior.” Funder: Institute for Society, Culture and the Environment (ISCE), Virginia Tech. ($22,970.00)

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