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
- Digital trust
- Research methods
- Ph.D., 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.
“‘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)
Select Media Mentions
The Dream of the Silk Road Is Alive on the Darknet
- The Dream of the Silk Road Is Alive on the Darknet
The DOJ Wants to Stop Drug Sales on the Dark Web, But that’s a Tough Task
- The DOJ Wants to Stop Drug Sales on the Dark Web, But that’s a Tough Task
Jeff Sessions wants to stop dark web drug sales
The Week, 02/27/2018
- Jeff Sessions wants to stop dark web drug sales
The web’s greatest minds explain how we can fix the internet
Wired, December 20, 2017
- The web’s greatest minds explain how we can fix the internet