CCSP Fellows, Faculty, and Staff

CCSP Chair

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Richard J Harknett

Director, SPIA


Faculty Fellows

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Albert W Klein

Doctor or Colonel


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Gregory H. Winger

Assistant Professor


UC Research Affiliates

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Scott A Petersen

Exec Dir Defense Research Initiatives


External Research Affiliates

Igor Kovač research focuses on structure of the international system, its stability, security, and great power relations. Stressing the intersection between International Security and International Political Economy. One of his inquiries looks at digital currencies as a crucial threat to the contemporary US hegemony.

Curriculum Vitae

Jelena Vićić is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, San Diego at the Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS). Broadly, her research explores the interaction of technology and international conflict with focus on competition in and through cyberspace. Research areas of interest are cyber competition with focus on escalation, cyber-enabled influence operations, covert operations, strategy, and European politics. In her work, Dr. Vićić employs diverse methods including experimental methodology informed by wargaming, statistical modeling, and semantic network analysis (text as data). She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Cincinnati. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Michael Evan Loadenthal

Research Fellow


Graduate Research Assistants

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Nathan Bailleux

Graduate Assistant

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Soumyadeep M Bidyanta

Graduate Assistant

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Billy M Douglas

Graduate Assistant

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Nikhila Kattamuri

Graduate Assistant

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Peter K Kobak

Graduate Assistant

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Jin kyung Lee

Graduate Assistant

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Mustafa Sagir

Graduate Assistant

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Rebekah Jean-Cole Littlepage

Co-op Student

Motion Graphics Designer

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Anna C Mullinger

Co-op Student

Program Director

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Stephanie Ellis

Program Director, Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy