- Associate Professor, Political Science and Director, International Studies Program
Alison Lawlor Russell, Ph.D. is a political scientist specializing in cyber security strategy and cyber warfare. She is the recipient of the 2018 Sidney D. Drell Academic Award for Intelligence and National Security.
- Ph.D. Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Tufts University
- M.A. International Relations American University
- B.A. Political Science and French Literature Boston College
- Cyber Security
- Middle East Politics
- International Politics
- Maritime Strategy
“When Attackers Pull the Plug,” Fletcher Magazine, Tufts University, Summer 2018, 19.
“Roadmap for a Code of Conduct for Cyberspace,” Fletcher Security Review, Special Edition: Emerging Domains of Security, vol. 3, no.1, 2015, 8-12. (with Colonel Thomas McCarthy, Ph.D.)
“Cyberwarfare: China’s Not-So-Hidden Secret,” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, March 28, 2013.
“Strategic A2/AD in Cyberspace,” Cambridge University Press, 2017.
“Cyber Blockades,” Georgetown University Press, 2014.
“The Implications of Cyberspace for Naval Strategy and Security”; in Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security in the Twenty-First Century, eds. Joachim Krause and Sebastian Bruns, Routledge Press, January 2016.
“A2/AD @ the Physical Layer of Cyberspace”; in International Conference on Cyber Conflict 2015: Architectures in Cyberspace, NATO Center for Excellence, Tallinn, Estonia, May 2015.
“Counternarcotics efforts and Afghan poppy famers: Finding the right approach,” High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, eds. Paivi Lujala and Siri Aas Rustad, 2012, (Environmental Law Institute and United Nations Environment Programme, New York), 467-490. (with David M. Caterious, Jr.)
2018 Sidney D. Drell Academic Award for Intelligence and National Security