Kristen Csenkey is a PhD (ABD) at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She is also a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) and the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN). Kristen’s research focuses on cyber governance and understanding the global security entanglements of emerging technologies. She publishes widely on these topics, with special attention to knowledge mobilization activities and policy applicability.
Kristen’s research contributions are recognized through numerous awards, accolades, and scholarships. Kristen was the recipient of the 2020 Women in Defence and Security Canada (WiDS)–CGAI Fellowship Award and was acknowledged as an Emerging Thought Leader in Digital Security by Women in International Security Canada (WIIS-C) in 2020.
She currently serves as an advisory committee member for numerous organizations, including the Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (CPI). Kristen is often called to give expert advice to various federal government departments in Canada. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of three Department of National Defence-funded research projects, focusing on the topics of quantum computing, cybersecurity, connected technologies in the Canadian aviation ecosystem, and cyber-resilient electric vehicles.
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