Research and Media Highlights

Below are publication and media links highlighting research by Faculty in the School of Public and International Affairs.

Scholarship and Publications

Vićić, Jelena, and Richard Harknett. “Identification-Imitation-Amplification: Understanding Divisive Influence Campaigns through Cyberspace.” Intelligence and National Security, vol. 0, no. 0, 2024, pp. 1–18,

Sharma, Yash, and Laura Dudley Jenkins. “Legislation as Disinformation: The Love Jihad Conspiracy Theory in Law and Lived Experience.” Social & Legal Studies, Jan. 2024, p. 09646639231225424,

Richard Harknett, “The Distribution of Power, Security, and Interconnectedness: The Structure of Digital International Relations,” in Corneliu Bjola and Markus Kornprobst, eds., Digital International Relations: Technology, Agency, and Order (London: Routledge, 2024): 29-50.

*Next Generation Indie Book Award for Non-Fiction E-Book (2023)
Blevins, J. L., and J. J. Lee. Social Media, Social Justice and the Political Economy of Online Networks. University of Cincinnati Press, 2021,

Michael Fischerkeller and Richard Harknett, “Cyber Persistence, the Intelligence Contest and Strategic Outcomes,” in Robert Chesney and Max Smeets, Deter, Disrupt, Deceive: Assessing Cyber Conflict as an Intelligence Contest (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2023): 109-133

Fischerkeller, Michael P., et al. “Cyber Persistence Theory in the Russo-Ukrainian War.” Binding Hook, 7 Nov. 2023,

Winger, Gregory, et al. “Electoral Crisis Communications: Combatting Disinformation & the Contest for Electoral Legitimacy.” American Politics Research, vol. 51, no. 5, Sept. 2023, pp. 608–18,

Ivanov, Ivan Dinev. “Resilience and Vulnerabilities Related to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The Emergence of a New Club of Nato and EU Members.” Baltic Journal of Law & Politics, vol. 16, no. 1, Aug. 2023, pp. 105–21,

Mayer, Sebastian, editor. Research Handbook on NATO. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023,

Sanders, Rebecca, and Laura Dudley Jenkins. “Patriarchal Populism: The Conservative Political Action Coalition (CPAC) and the Transnational Politics of Authoritarian Anti-Feminism.” The International Spectator, vol. 58, no. 3, July 2023, pp. 1–19,

Thurston, Alexander. “Clerical Independence and the Religious Field in Post-Colonial Mauritania.” Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 34, no. 2, May 2023, pp. 212–41,

Harknett, Richard, Michael Fischerkeller, and Emily Goldman. “U.K. National Cyber Force, Responsible Cyber Power, and Cyber Persistence Theory.” Lawfare, April 5, 2023.

Jenkins, Laura Dudley. “‘Band Aid’ for Women in the Ready-Made Garment Industry: Self-Help and Surveillance in Bangladesh.” Globalizations, vol. 0, no. 0, Apr. 2023, pp. 1–19,

Lewis, Andrew R., and Eric L. McDaniel. “Religious Freedom Backlash: Evidence from Public Opinion Experiments about Free Expression.” PS: Political Science & Politics 56, no. 2 (April 2023): 227–33.

“🌈 Anti-Feminists Want to Control, Alter and Delete Women’s Rights.” The Loop, 6 Mar. 2023,

Winger, Gregory, Stephanie Ellis, and Daniel Glover. “Bridging the Digital Gap: Teaching Cyber Strategy and Policy through a Crisis Simulation.” International Studies Perspectives, February 23, 2023. doi:10.1093/isp/ekad001.

Richard J. Harknett, Igor Kovač. “The Need for the Digital Dollar.” The National Interest, 26 Jan. 2023,

Thurston, Alex. “Legislative Elections Amid Civil Wars: Micro-Case Studies from Mali.” Civil Wars, vol. 25, no. 1, Jan. 2023, pp. 52–76,

Jenkins, Laura Dudley. “Let Them Eat Peanut Butter! Understanding Obstacles to Women’s Embodied Sovereignty Through Peanut-Based Agriculture and Aid in Haiti.” Gender & History, vol. 34, no. 3, 2022, pp. 727–46,

Sanders, Rebecca, and Laura Dudley Jenkins. “Special Issue Introduction: Contemporary International Anti-Feminism.” Global Constitutionalism, vol. 11, no. 3, Nov. 2022, pp. 369–78,

Fischerkeller, Michael P., Emily Goldman, and Richard J. Harknett. Cyber Persistence Theory: Redefining National Security in Cyberspace. Bridging the Gap. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.

Green, Brendan Rittenhouse and Caitlin Talmadge. “The U.S. Is Expanding Its Goals in Ukraine. That’s Risky. - The Washington Post.” Accessed May 18, 2022.

Sanders, Rebecca, and Laura Dudley Jenkins. “Control, Alt, Delete: Patriarchal Populist Attacks on International Women’s Rights.” Global Constitutionalism, March 3, 2022, 1–29. doi:10.1017/S2045381721000198.

  • Winner of the 2021 Best Paper Award from the American Political Science Association’s Women, Gender, and Politics Research Section.

Birdsall, Andrea, and Rebecca Sanders. “Opportunistic Oppression: U.S. Migration Restrictions and Public Health Policy during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The International Journal of Human Rights 0, no. 0 (February 28, 2022): 1–21. doi:10.1080/13642987.2022.2044314.

Calfano, Brian, Jeffrey Layne Blevins, and Alexis Straka. “Bad Impressions: How Journalists as ‘Storytellers’ Diminish Public Confidence in Media.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, February 9, 2022, 1–24. doi:10.1080/08838151.2022.2036153.

Mewhirter, Jack, Mustafa Sagir, and Rebecca Sanders. “Towards a Predictive Model of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among American Adults.” Vaccine, February 7, 2022. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.02.011.

Dr. Richard Harknett recognized for research funding:
“These UC Researchers and Scholars Are Leading Us into the Future.” Accessed January 27, 2022.

Och, Malliga, and Rina Verma Williams. “Feminism, Identities, and the Substantive Representation of Women on the Right – Crafting a Global Dialogue.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 10, no. 1 (January 1, 2022): 135–38. doi:10.1080/21565503.2021.1979604.

Williams, Rina Verma. “‘Repeal and (Not) Replace’? Hindu Nationalist Women and Feminism in India.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 10, no. 1 (January 1, 2022): 161–65. doi:10.1080/21565503.2021.1980408.

Blevins, J. L., and J. J. Lee. Social Media, Social Justice and the Political Economy of Online Networks. University of Cincinnati Press, 2021,

Lobo-Fernandes, Luís. “China’s Expansion and the Construction of an Argument,” 2021, doi:17. 10.23906/ri2021.sia02.

Lobo-Fernandes, Luis. “Chinese Expansion: A Considerable Dilemma,” n.d., 7. doi:10.23906/ri2021.sia01.

Benjamin Bartlett, Ph D., Mark Bryan Manantan, Mihoko Matsubara, Ph D. Crystal Pryor, Justin Sherman, Ph D. Wilhelm Vosse, and Ph D. Gregory Winger. “US-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation: Beyond the Tokyo 2020 Olympics,” November 13, 2021.

McLaughlin, Danielle M, Jack M Mewhirter, and Mark Lubell. “Conflict-Contagion: How Interdependence Shapes Patterns of Conflict and Cooperation in Polycentric Systems.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, no. muab045 (October 27, 2021). doi:10.1093/jopart/muab045.

Runyan, Anne Sisson, and Rebecca Sanders. “Prospects for Realizing International Women’s Rights Law Through Local Governance: The Case of Cities for CEDAW.” Human Rights Review, September 4, 2021. doi:10.1007/s12142-021-00635-z.

Angst, Mario, Jack Mewhirter, Danielle McLaughlin, and Manuel Fischer. “Who Joins a Forum – and Who Does Not? Evaluating Drivers of Forum Participation in Polycentric Governance Systems.” Public Administration Review, September 3, 2021. doi:10.1111/puar.13427.

Sanders, Rebecca. “Dark Pasts, Dark Futures? Narrative, Constraint, and the Challenge of Ascendant Nationalism.” Journal of Genocide Research 23, no. 3 (July 3, 2021): 436–41. doi:10.1080/14623528.2020.1800167.

Conspiracy-Minded Citizens and Politicians Impact How We Vote (Part 1). Dear Ohio. Accessed June 24, 2021.

Koenig, Angela. “UC Political Scientist Andrew Lewis Weighs in on Recent Supreme Court Ruling.” UC News, June 23, 2021.

Winger, Gregory H. “Perspective | The Little-Known Agreement That Could Lead the U.S. and China to War.” Washington Post, June 23, 2021, sec. Made by History.

Lewis, Andrew R. “Analysis | The Supreme Court Handed Conservatives a Narrow Religious Freedom Victory in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.” Washington Post, June 18, 2021, sec. Monkey Cage.

Lewis, Andrew R. “The Fight for Religious Freedom Isn’t What It Used to Be.” The Atlantic, June 17, 2021.

Winger, Gregory H. “Reassurance and Revival the U.S.–Philippine Alliance in the Wake of the Vietnam War.” The International History Review, May 26, 2021, 1–25. doi:10.1080/07075332.2021.1927799.

Edwards, Safa Shahwan, and Simon Handler. “The 5×5—How Retaliation Shapes Cyber Conflict.” Atlantic Council, May 13, 2021.

McLaughlin, Danielle M., Jack Mewhirter, and Rebecca Sanders. “The Belief That Politics Drive Scientific Research & Its Impact on COVID-19 Risk Assessment.” PLOS ONE 16, no. 4 (April 21, 2021): e0249937. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0249937.

Kreitz, Colonel Eric. Cyber Strategy and Tactical Cyber Integration. The Indigenous Approach- 1st Special Forces Group: Preferred Partners in INDOPACOM, 2021.

Sanders, Rebecca. “Human Rights and Counterterrorism: The American ‘Global War on Terror.’” In Human Rights in War, edited by Damien Rogers, 1–19. International Human Rights. Singapore: Springer, 2021. doi:10.1007/978-981-15-5202-1_20-1.

Mewhirter, Jack, and Danielle M. McLaughlin. “The Pitfalls Associated with More Intensive Engagement in Collaborative Forums: The Role of Behavioral Spillovers and Cognitive Load.” Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 4, no. 1 (March 29, 2021). doi:10.30636/jbpa.41.166.

Sanders, Rebecca, Laura Dudley Jenkins, Siobhan Guerrero Mc Manus, Denise Hirao, Leah Hoctor, Adriana Lamackova, Katrine Thomasen, et al. “Power Over Rights: Understanding and Countering the Anti-Gender Campaigns.” Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, Power over Rights, Volume II: Case Studies (March 2021): 78.

Winger, Gregory. “Risk Assessment: Prospect Theory and Civil–Military Affairs.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, January 22, 2021.

UC - Office of Research. Trusted Democracy in the Digital Age, Flashpoint Series, January 15, 2021.

Winger, Gregory H. “SolarWinds Attack: Lessons for the Philippines-US Alliance.” Philippine Strategic Forum, January 4, 2021.

On the Corner Symposium: Nexus at the Political Intersection of Race and Religion Research, 2021.

Bessett, Danielle, Laura Dudley Jenkins, Katherine Castiello Jones, Amy Koshoffer, Amber Burkett Peplow, Stephanie Sadre-Orafai, and Valerie Weinstein. “Women’s Perceptions of Explicit and Implicit Criteria for Promotion to Full Professor.” The Journal of Faculty Development 35, no. 1 (January 1, 2021): 49–56. 

Harknett, Richard J. “SolarWinds: The Need for Persistent Engagement.” Lawfare, December 23, 2020.

Calfano, Brian, Richard J. Harknett, Gregory Winger, and Jelena Vicic. “Reporting Government Reactions to Claims of Electoral Fraud Can Help Maintain Public Trust in the Media.” LSE US Centre, December 3, 2020.

Calfano, Brian, and Alexis Straka. “Power of Suggestion? Leadership Signals, Politics, Religion, and Women’s Support for the Disadvantaged.” Religions 11, no. 12 (December 2020): 629. doi:10.3390/rel11120629.

Jenkins, Laura Dudley, and Kristina M. Teater. “Hindu Perspectives on the Right to Religious Freedom.” In Routledge Handbook of Freedom and Religion and Belief, edited by Silvio Ferrari, Mark Hill QC, Arif A Jamal, and Rossella Bottoni, First Edition., 102–16. Routledge, 2020.

Niven, David, Benjamin Plener Cover, and Michael Solimine. “Are Individuals Harmed by Gerrymandering? Examining Access to Congressional District Offices.” Social Science Quarterly n/a, no. n/a (November 18, 2020). doi:

Ela, Nate. “The Promise of Property: Legal Optimism and Collective Efficacy in Chicago’s Urban Agriculture District.” Social Problems, no. spaa055 (November 12, 2020). doi:10.1093/socpro/spaa055.

Calfano, Brian, Richard J. Harknett, Gregory Winger, and Jelena Vicic. “Electoral Officials Can Do Little to Combat Information Which Undermines Elections.” LSE US Centre, October 27, 2020.

Winger, Gregory. “China’s Disinformation Campaign in the Philippines.” Politics. The Diplomat, October 6, 2020.

Chesney, Robert, and Max Smeets. “Policy Roundtable: Cyber Conflict as an Intelligence Contest.” Texas National Security Review, September 17, 2020.

Martinez-Ebers, Valerie, and Brian Calfano. Human Relations Commissions: Relieving Racial Tensions in the American City. Columbia University Press, 2020.

Harknett, Richard J. “The Strategic Importance of Cyber Persistence.” In Bled Strategic Times, 12–13. Bled, Slovenia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, 2020.

McLaughlin, Danielle M., Jack M. Mewhirter, James E. Wright II, and Richard Feiock. “The Perceived Effectiveness of Collaborative Approaches to Address Domestic Violence: The Role of Representation, ‘Reverse-Representation,’ Embeddedness, and Resources.” Public Management Review 0, no. 0 (August 14, 2020): 1–25. doi:10.1080/14719037.2020.1774200.

Birdsall, Andrea, and Rebecca Sanders. “Trumping International Law?” International Studies Perspectives 21, no. 3 (August 1, 2020): 275–97. doi:10.1093/isp/ekz027.

Runyan, Anne Sisson. “Conceptus Interruptus: Forestalling Sureties about Violence and Feminism.” Review of International Studies 46, no. 3 (July 2020): 325–36. doi:10.1017/S0260210520000030.

Work, JD, and Richard Harknett. “Troubled Vision: Understanding Recent Israeli–Iranian Offensive Cyber Exchanges.” Atlantic Council, July 22, 2020.

Niven, David, and Ellen A. Donnelly. “Who Challenges Disparities in Capital Punishment?: An Analysis of State Legislative Floor Debates on Death Penalty Reform.” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 18, no. 2 (April 2, 2020): 95–122. doi:10.1080/15377938.2019.1710316.

Hamman, Seth T, Jelena Vićić, Jack Mewhirter, Philip White, and Richard J Harknett. “Deciphering Cyber Operations: The Use of Methods and Simulations for Studying Military Concepts in Cyberspace.” The Cyber Defense Review 5, no. 1 (Spring 2020): 135–50.

Fischerkeller, Michael P., Richard J. Harknett, and Jelena Vicic. “The Limits of Deterrence and the Need for Persistence.” In The Cyber Deterrence Problem, edited by Aaron F. Brantly, 21–38. United Kingdom: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020.

Harknett, Richard J. “Progress Is the Promise in National Cybersecurity Strategy.” Lawfare, March 23, 2020.

Harknett, Richard J., and Max Smeets. “Cyber Campaigns and Strategic Outcomes.” Journal of Strategic Studies, March 4, 2020. doi:10.1080/01402390.2020.1732354.

Lewis, Andrew R., William D. Blake, Stephen T. Mockabee, and Amanda Friesen. “American Constitutional Faith and the Politics of Hermeneutics.” Politics and Religion 13, no. 1 (March 2020): 57–88. doi:10.1017/S175504831900021X.

Lubell, Mark, Jack Mewhirter, and Ramiro Berardo. “The Origins of Conflict in Polycentric Governance Systems.” Public Administration Review 80, no. 2 (February 19, 2020): 222–33. doi:

Wozniak, Kevin, Brian Calfano, and Kevin Drakulich. “Exposure to Images of Police-Civilian Interactions and Public Opinion about Law Enforcement and Government: An Experimental Test.” Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research [Distributor], February 14, 2020. doi:

Fischerkeller, Michael P., and Richard J. Harknett. “Persistent Engagement and Cost Imposition: Distinguishing Between Cause and Effect.” Lawfare, February 6, 2020.

Umphres, William. Book Review: “Chains of Persuasion: A Framework for Religion in Democracy, by Benjamin R. Hertzberg.” Political Theory 48 (January 29, 2020): 009059172090160. doi:10.1177/0090591720901608.

Zalewski, Marysia, and Anne Sisson Runyan. “Security Unbound: Spectres of Feminism in Trump-Time.” Critical Studies on Security 8, no. 1 (January 2, 2020): 1–14. doi:10.1080/21624887.2019.1685293.

Niven, David. “Stifling Workplace Activism: The Consequences of Anthem Protests for NFL Players.” Social Science Quarterly 101, no. 2 (2020): 641–55. doi:

Green, Brendan Rittenhouse. The Revolution That Failed: Nuclear Competition, Arms Control, and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. doi:10.1017/9781108779593.

“Red Team Member Review Analysis.” US Cyber Solarium Commission Draft Report. US Cyber Solarium Commission, January 3, 2020.

Ivanov, Ivan Dinev. “The Use of Interactive Student Response Software in an Introductory International Relations Course.” Journal of Political Science Education, December 9, 2019, 1–18. doi:10.1080/15512169.2019.1694533.

Mewhirter, Jack, Danielle M. McLaughlin, and Manuel Fischer. “The Role of Forum Membership Diversity on Institutional Externalities in Resource Governance Systems.” Society & Natural Resources 32, no. 11 (November 2, 2019): 1239–57. doi:10.1080/08941920.2019.1646366.

Fischerkeller, Michael P., and Richard J. Harknett. “A Response on Persistent Engagement and Agreed Competition.” Lawfare, June 27, 2019.

Teater, Kristina M., and Laura Dudley Jenkins. “Religious Regulation in India.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, April 26, 2019. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.845.

Fischerkeller, Michael P., and Richard J. Harknett. “Through Persistent Engagement, the U.S. Can Influence ‘Agreed Competition.’” Lawfare, April 15, 2019.

Fischerkeller, Michael P., and Richard J. Harknett. “What Is Agreed Competition in Cyberspace?” Lawfare, February 19, 2019.

Fischerkeller, Michael P., and Richard J. Harknett. “Persistent Engagement, Agreed Competition, and Cyberspace Interaction Dynamics and Escalation.” The Cyber Defense Review, 2019, 267–87.

Jenkins, Laura Dudley. Religious Freedom and Mass Conversion in India. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.

Harknett, Richard J. Cyberspace as a Strategic Environment. National Security Archive, 2019.

Mewhirter, Jack, Eric A. Coleman, and Ramiro Berardo. “Participation and Political Influence in Complex Governance Systems.” Policy Studies Journal 47, no. 4 (2019): 1002–25. doi:

Mewhirter, Jack, and Ramiro Berardo. “The Impact of Forum Interdependence and Network Structure on Actor Performance in Complex Governance Systems.” Policy Studies Journal 47, no. 1 (2019): 159–77. doi:

Runyan, Anne Sisson. Global Gender Politics. 5th ed. Rutledge, 2019.


Koenig, Angela. “UC Portman Center Event: ‘Working Across the Aisle in Cincinnati Politics.’” UC News, 25 Mar. 2024,

Koenig, Angela. “ABC News: Key Ohio Primary with Trump Backed Candidate.” UC News, 21 Mar. 2024,

News, A. B. C. “Key Ohio Senate Primary with Trump-Backed Candidate Headed for Fierce Finish.” ABC News, 19 Mar. 2024,

Amodio, Joseph V. “As Congress Debates TikTok Ban, Here Are 3 Ways Enterprise Leaders Can Prep for New Regs | Focal Point.” Tanium, 15 Mar. 2024,

Koenig, Angela. “SPIA Event March 19: ‘Misinformation, Disinformation, and Media in Democracy.’” UC News, 14 Mar. 2024,

Bowling, Anne. “UC Selects Executive Director to Lead New Portman Center.” UC News, 13 Mar. 2024,

Wood, Brenda Wintrode, Pamela. “State House Lockdown Latest Example in Political Swatting Trend.” The Baltimore Banner, 6 Mar. 2024,

Paybarah, Azi. “Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn’t the Only Politician to Be a Swatting Target.” Washington Post, 29 Dec. 2023,

Loadenthal, Michael. “How Palestinian Militants Use Telegram Videos in the Mideast Conflict.” DFRLab, 12 Dec. 2023,

Bowling, Anne. “UC Student Explores Rare Opportunity in Cybersecurity Studies.” UC News, 21 Nov. 2023,

“Pioneering Women of Peace Celebrated in the Democratic Republic of Congo.” Fulbrighter, 30 Nov. 2023,

Planalp, Brian. “Couple Gifts University of Cincinnati $10M for Internationally Renowned Cybersecurity Center.” Cincinnati Business Courier, 2 Nov. 2023,

Weldon, Casey. “UC Receives $10M Gift to Support Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy.” Movers & Makers, 3 Nov. 2023,

Mace, Julia. “Alumnus Makes $10 Million Bequest to the University of Cincinnati.” UC News, 2 Nov. 2023,

Shaner, Kyle. “Local 12: How to Spot Misinformation about the Israel-Hamas War.” UC News, 20 Oct. 2023,

Miller, Michael. “Tanium: UC Expert Explains Cybersecurity Risks from Israeli-Hamas Conflict.” UC News, 13 Oct. 2023,

Koenig, Angela. “NPR: A Look at What’s next for Niger.” UC News, 28 July 2023,

Harknett, Richard J. Ohio leaders work to protect state, local governments from cyberattacks. Interview by Cassy Arsenault, July 17, 2023.

Ivanov, Ivan Dinev. “Quo Vadis N. Macedonia? Некои размислувања по разправата во собраниската комисија за уставни прашања.” Трибуна, 27 July 2023,

Dykes, Todd. “Volunteers with Ohio’s Cyber Reserve Fend off Simulated Cyber Attacks at University of Cincinnati.” WLWT, July 17, 2023.

Petersen, Scott. Ohio Cyber Reserve participates in cybersecurity training at UC. Interview by Anna Azallion, July 17, 2023.

Harknett, Richard J. Blinken Walks a Diplomatic Tightrope to Beijing. Interview by Alex Willemyns, 13 June 2023,

Todor Chepregnov and Ivan Dinev Ivanov In "Only Truth" 15.5.2023 2 Del, 2023.

No Name Podcast. Cyber Persistence Theory. Accessed May 9, 2023.

Tanium. “What Many Get Wrong About Persistent Engagement and Why It Matters to Business | Focal Point,” May 8, 2023.

Harknett, Richard J. Governors Keep TikTok Accounts Active Even as States Ban It. Interview by Nikki Davidson, 17 Apr. 2023,

Patranobis, Sutirtho. “Hutong Cat | With CPC’s Control on Companies, a Worried US Considers TikTok Ban.” Hindustan Times, April 3, 2023, sec. World News.

Christian, Alex. “Can the West Curb Its Addiction to Chinese Tech?” Coda Story, April 6, 2023.

WKRC, Brad Underwood. “UC Professor Helps Build the United States’ New Cybersecurity Strategy.” University of Cincinnati, Digital Futures: WKRC, April 5, 2023.

WVXU. “UC Scholar Helped Shape New US Cybersecurity Strategy.” Accessed April 3, 2023.

“U.S. Joins a Growing Number of Governments Moving toward Banning TikTok.” WVXU. Cincinnati. Accessed March 23, 2023.

“Opinion: UC’s Portman Center Aims to Advance Democracy, Public Good.” | The Enquirer, 1 Mar. 2023,


Ann Thompson. “Kids’ Information Is More Valuable than Adults’. That’s One Reason Schools Are Getting Hacked.” WVXU, November 21, 2022.

Frye, Joe. “Today’s Political Landscape Has Changed This Political Science Professor’s Courses.” The News Record. Accessed November 14, 2022.

Shaner, Kyle. “Ohio Cyber Range Institute Hosts Cybersecurity Symposium.” UC News, October 13, 2022.

Ignatius, David. “Opinion | Will Deterrence Have a Role in the Cyberspace ‘Forever War’?” Washington Post, September 15, 2022, sec. Opinions.

WVXU. “The Ethical and Privacy Concerns over Deep Fakes and AI and Our Democracy.” Accessed August 10, 2022.

Gregory H. Winger, Miguel Alberto Gomez. “The Philippine-US Alliance Has a Major Blind Spot: Cybersecurity.” Accessed August 10, 2022.

Gregory H. Winger, Julio S. Amador III. “Aim Higher: The U.S.-Philippine Alliance Can Do More.” War on the Rocks, August 3, 2022.

Potts, Monica. “What’s Behind Senate Republicans’ Hesitancy Toward Same-Sex Marriage?” FiveThirtyEight, August 3, 2022.

Cottingham, Tom, and Richard J. Harknett. New Flight Plans: Expert talks politics in relation to security and why he hates Cybersecurity Awareness Month, July 25, 2022.

Shaner, Kyle. “UC Hosts Cybersecurity Training Exercise.” UC News, July 21, 2022.

Michael P. Fischerkeller, Emily O. Goldman. “Persistent Engagement in Cyberspace Is a Strategic Imperative.” Text. The National Interest. The Center for the National Interest, July 6, 2022.

Lewis, Andrew. “Analysis | The New Supreme Court Doctrine against Religious Discrimination.” Washington Post. Accessed July 12, 2022.

Book Launch: Cyber Persistence Theory, Rethinking National Security in Cyberspace. Washington, D.C: Center for Strategic & International Studies, 2022.

Dave Aitel. Book Review: Cyber Persistence Theory. Video, 2022.

Koenig, Angela. “UC Launches School for Public and International Affairs: SPIA.” UC News, April 20, 2022.

Bowling, Anne. “What Is International Affairs?” UC News, April 14, 2022.

Ricks, Cedric. “Young, Gifted and Black.” UC News, April 4, 2022.

Scire, Sarah. “‘Sounds like a Well-Trained Liar’: Journalists Lose Some Credibility by Calling Themselves ‘Storytellers.’” Nieman Lab. Accessed March 4, 2022.

Christian, Paula. “UC Expert Urges Vigilance in Face of Possible Russian Cyberattacks.” WCPO, March 2, 2022.

“Russia Attacks Ukraine; plus More to Discuss with the Political Junkie.” WVXU. Cincinnati: WVXU, February 24, 2022.

Hill, Michael. “Wiper Malware Targets Ukraine as Military Conflict Extends into Cyberspace.” CSO Online, February 28, 2022.

Styles, Jasmine. “Speed of Information from Ukraine Invasion ‘Unprecedented.’” WCPO ABC Cincinnati, February 28, 2022.

Weldon, Casey. “Russia-Ukraine Tensions Date Back to 2014.” Spectrum News 1, February 26, 2022.

WKRC, Christian Hauser. “Security Expert Warns Local Companies Must Be Vigilant amid Cyberattacks Related to Russia.” WKRC, February 23, 2022.

ABC News (Australia). Why Russia’s Taken Chernobyl and Why Ukraine Should Feel “betrayed” by the West | ABC News, 2022.

Grobe, Anna Mulrine. “With Russian Hackers in Mind, NATO Takes Hard Look at Cyber Strategy.” Christian Science Monitor, February 2, 2022.

Shaner, Kyle. “UC Partners with U.S. Cyber Command.” UC News, February 1, 2022.

U. S. Cyber Command Public Affairs. “CYBERCOM Announces Academic Engagement Network Partners.” U.S. Cyber Command, January 5, 2022.

Political Science student, A'Jiana Birchmore speaks about UC's campuses, including the new innovation district as well as the many student activities available:
“UC - Cincinnati The Campus.” The College Tour. University of Cincinnati: Amazon Prime, 2022.

Political Science student, A’Jiana Birchmore featured in Amazon Prime series:
Kern, Jac. “UC Takes Center Stage in Amazon Prime Series.” UC News, January 19, 2022.

Dr. Brendan Green Radio Interview on Russian-Ukrainian Crisis:
iHeart. “1-19-22 Eddie and Rocky.” Accessed January 20, 2022.

Ohio News Time. “The 2nd National Racial Healing Day, Virtually Held in Cincinnati,” January 18, 2022.

The Voice of Black Cincinnati. “Cincinnati’s National Day of Racial Healing.” Accessed January 19, 2022.

The Cincinnati Herald. “Cincinnati’s National Day of Racial Healing,” January 13, 2022.

Almendarez, Jolene. “Author Heather McGhee Keynotes Cincinnati’s 2nd Annual National Day of Racial Healing.” WVXU, January 17, 2022.

Kirklen, Ashley. “2nd Annual National Day of Racial Healing to Be Held Virtually in Cincinnati.” WLWT, January 18, 2022.

Krans, Brian. “The Big Business of Medical Misinformation.” Healthline, October 22, 2021.

Thurston, Alex. France Kills Top West Africa ISIS Leader In Drone Strike. Interview by Eyder Peralta. Radio, September 16, 2021.

Fisher, Max. “Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offers Glimpse of New Era.” The New York Times, July 20, 2021, sec. The Interpreter.

Koenig, Angela. “Faculty Awards 2021: Richard Harknett.” UC News, April 6, 2021.

Paget, Christophe. “Fréquence Asie - Inde: lois contre le «Love Jihad», les couples mixtes davantage harcelés.” RFI, February 20, 2021.équence-asie/20210220-inde-lois-contre-le-love-jihad-les-couples-mixtes-davantage-harcelés.

Bach, John. “UC Answers: Why Is Giving Back so Important?” UC News, February 17, 2021.

Bach, John. “UC Joins National CyberCorps to Defend America’s Cyberspace.” UC News, February 11, 2021.

McAfee, Katy. “UC Political Science Professors Explain Biden’s Executive Orders.” The News Record, February 3, 2021.

Koenig, Angela. “The Washington Post: Biden Ended the Muslim Travel Ban.” UC News, January 28, 2021.

Calfano, Brian, Nazita Lajevardi, and Melissa R. Michelson. “Analysis | Biden Ended the Muslim Travel Ban. A Much Tougher Problem Persists.” Washington Post, January 26, 2021, sec. Monkey Cage, Analysis.

Parrish, Morgan. “Local Leaders Helping Students Understand National Day of Racial Healing Significance.” Fox19. January 19, 2021, sec. State.

The Columbus Dispatch. “Column: Racial Healing Requires Truth and Reconciliation.” The Columbus Dispatch, January 18, 2021, sec. Opinion.

May, Lucy. “Cincinnati’s National Day of Racial Healing Aims to Inspire Community to Take Action.” News Article and Video. WCPO News, Channel 9. University of Cincinnati: ABC, January 18, 2021.

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