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Aaron Brantly

Virginia Tech

Portrait of Aaron Brantly of Virginia Tech

Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Areas

Cyber Conflict and Security, Terrorism, Intelligence, Big Data, Internet Governance


Aaron Brantly, an associate professor of political science and director of the Tech4Humanity lab at Virginia Tech, has worked on issues related to cybersecurity from multiple angles, including human rights and development, intelligence and national security, and military cybersecurity. 

His interests span the political science and computer science divide. 

He is currently working on a yearlong project on cyber deterrence funded by OSD Minerva R-Def.

He holds a B.A. a master's in public policy, and a Ph.D.

Alma Mater

University of Georgia,  The American University,  Queens University of Charlotte