Richard Harknett

Richard J Harknett

Department Head

Crosley Tower

1101

A&S Political Science - 0375

Professional Summary

Dr. Harknett is Professor of Political Science and Head of the Department, Co-Director of the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, and Chair of the Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy at the University of Cincinnati. He holds an afffilate faculty position with the School of Information Technology at UC and a professorial lectureship at the Diplomatic Academy Vienna, Austria, where he served as Fulbright Professor in 2001. In 2017, he served as inaugural Fulbright Professor in cyber studies at Oxford University, UK and in 2016 as the first Scholar-in-Residence at United States Cyber Command and NSA. His publications and research interests focus on international relations theory and international security studies with particular focus cyber strategy. He also regularly advises at the US government and state of Ohio levels.

Education

PhD, Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1991

BA, Political Science, cum laude, Villanova University Villanova, PA, 1985

MA, The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1989 (political science/international relations)

Positions and Work Experience

2016 -2016 Scholar in Residence, US Cyber Command and NSA, Ft. Meade, MD

2002 -2002 Visiting Professor of International Relations, William Fulbright-Diplomatische Akademie,

2003 -2008 Faculty Chair, Charles Phelps Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2010 -2012 Chair of the University of Cincinnati Faculty, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2017 -2017 Fulbright Professor in Cyber Studies, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

2012 -To Present Head, Dept. of Political Science, University of Cincinnati,

2019 -To Present Co-Director, Ohio Cyber Range Institute,

2020 -To Present Chair, Center for Cyber Strategy and Policy,

Research and Practice Interests

Research interests focus on international relations theory and international security studies. Current projects include cybersecurity and structural realist theory.

Research Support

Grant: #NCE Investigators:Harknett, Richard 06-01-2003 -05-31-2005 Department of State Video Conference Seminar in American Politics Role:PI $12,022.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #IPA Agreement Investigators:Harknett, Richard 05-16-2016 -12-18-2016 National Security Agency Intergovernmental Personnel Assignment Role:PI $158,437.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #2017 Dissertation Grant Investigators:Harknett, Richard; Kovac, Igor 04-01-2017 -03-31-2018 Koch Foundation, Inc Hegemonic Endurance Theory (Igor Kovac) Role:PI $5,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Harknett, Richard Pi with Cyber Coordinating Committee 11-2017 -06-2019 Ohio Dept of Higher Education and Adjunt General of Ohio Ohio Cyber Range at UC: Phase 2 Demonstration Site Role:PI 1,900,000 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Harknett, Richard PI with Vali Tadayon 11-2017 -09-2018 National Security Agency National Cyber Curriculum Platform Role:PI 90,000 Active Type:Grant

Grant: #DSU-170406-840219-01/H98230-17-1-0406 Investigators:Harknett, Richard; Tadayon, Valiyolah 09-14-2017 -09-13-2018 National Security Agency Subaward from Dakota State for NSA Cybersecurity Core Curriculum development project Role:PI $90,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #ODHE Cyber Range 07-01-2017 -06-30-2019 Ohio Department of Higher Education Ohio Cyber Range Role:PI $1,900,000.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #18-19 Dissertation Fellowship Investigators:Harknett, Richard 08-27-2018 -05-02-2019 Koch Foundation, Inc Igor Kovac Student Koch Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (Richard Harknett is advisor) Role:PI $38,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #H98230-18-1-0336 Investigators:Harknett, Richard; Mewhirter, Jack 08-24-2018 -08-23-2019 National Security Agency NSA CAE-CO 2018- w/ CEDARVILLE SOCHE SUB Role:PI $156,660.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Ohio Cyber Range Phase II Investigators:Cahay, Marc; Harknett, Richard; Michael, Rebekah; Said, Hazem 08-23-2019 -06-30-2020 Ohio Department of Higher Education Ohio Cyber Range - Phase II - equipment addition Role:Collaborator $1,350,000.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #R40535 Investigators:Cahay, Marc; Harknett, Richard 10-01-2019 -03-31-2020 UC's Urban Futures Digital Futures Anchor Development Program Security as a Given: The Innovation Model to National Distinction Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #Ohio Cyber Range / Phase 3 Investigators:Cahay, Marc; Harknett, Richard; Said, Hazem 11-07-2019 -06-30-2021 Ohio Department of Higher Education Cyber Range 2 Year Budget Role:Collaborator $2,800,000.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #Fellowship Investigators:Harknett, Richard; Kovac, Igor 01-01-2020 -06-30-2020 Charles Koch Foundation, Inc Igor Kovach Resarch Grant Role:PI $14,800.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #ODHE "Ohio Cyber Range Institute: Regional Prog. Ctrs" Investigators:Cahay, Marc; Harknett, Richard; Michael, Rebekah; Said, Hazem 01-20-2020 -06-30-2021 Ohio Department of Higher Education Cybersecurity ODHE Role:PI $499,547.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Abbreviated Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Recent Publications
*"Persistent Engagement and Cost Imposition," Lawfare (February 2020) with M Fischerkeller.
*" Persistent Engagement, Agreed Competition, Interaction Dynamics and Escalation," Cyber Defense Review (December 2019) with M. Fischerkeller
* "A Response of Persistent Engagement and Agreed Competititon, Lawfare (June 2019) with M. Fischerkeller
* "Through Persistent Engagement," Lawfare (April 2019) with M. Fischerkeller.
* "What is Agreed Competition?" Lawfare (February 2019) with M. Fischerkeller.
*Persistent Engagement and Tacit Bargaining," Lawfare (November 2018) with M. Fischerkeller.
*"The Logic of Cyber Persistence: correspondence with Joseph Nye," International Security (Fall 2017).
* "Deterrence is not a Credible Strategy for Cyberspace," Orbis 63 1 (Summer 2017) 381-393 (with M. Fischerkeller).
* "The Search for Cyber Fundamentals," Journal of Information Security 15 (2) (Spring 2016): 81-88 (with E. Goldman)
* “The Struggle for Autonomy: A Realist Structural Theory of International Relations” International Studies Review Volume 14 (2012): 499-521 (co-author with Hasan Yalcin).
* “The Struggle to Reform Intelligence After 9/11.” Public Administration Review, (September/October 2011): 702-708 (co-author with James A. Stever).
* “The New Policy World of Cyberspace,” Public Administration Review, (May/June 2011): 455-460, (co-author with James A. Stever
*  “Leaving Deterrence Behind: Warfighting and National Cybersecurity,” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Vol. 7, Art, 1 (Spring 2010):1-24.
* "The Cybersecurity Triad: Government, Private Sector Partners, and the Engaged Cybersecurity Citizen," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management," (Winter 2009)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Richard Harknett (2019. ) Dr. Harknett has provided over 100 invited presentations in twelve countries and across the United States. Additionally, he regularly provides interviews to print, radio, and television media in the area of international relations and briefings to governments. Level:International

Event Organized

Creativity in the University: the 2010 Faculty Assembly

Creativity in the University: the 2010 Faculty Assembly Workshop 09-19-2011 09-19-2011 University of Cincinnati Level:University

Governance 101

Governance 101 Workshop 09-20-2010 University of Cincinnati Level:University

The All-University Faculty Meeting and UC2019 Workshop

The All-University Faculty Meeting and UC2019 Workshop Workshop 10-27-2010 University of Cincinnati Level:University

LoE Student-Athlete Faculty Impact Award Ceremony

LoE Student-Athlete Faculty Impact Award Ceremony Other 02-27-2010 Fifth Third Arena -UC vs UCONN Men's Basketball game halfttime ceremony Level:Local

Honors and Awards

Edith C. Alexander Award for Distinguised Teaching, McMicken College, University of Cincinnati

Dean's Award for Distinguished Service Professor, McMicken College, University of Cincinnati

William J. Fulbright Professor of International Relations, Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria

05-2010 Ohio Board of Regents Faculty Innovator Award 1 of 10 Faculty selected across the entire State of Ohio University System recongized for innovative use of technology in the classroom. Ohio Board of Regents, Chancellor's Office Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Monetary

05-25-2010 128th General Assembly of the State of Ohio Senate Resolution No. 248 Official State Resolution presented on the floor of the Ohio Senate in recognition of Ohio Faculty Innovator Award State of Ohio Senate Status:Recipient Level:State Type:Recognition

2014 -2014 Faculty Award for Exemplary Contributions to University Service

Service

(Chair-elect of University Faculty ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2009 -08-31-2010

(Chair-Elect of the University Faculty ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2009 -08-31-2010

(Faculty Senate Cabinet ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2009 -08-31-2010

(Faculty Senate Cabinet ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2009 -08-31-2010

(Faculty Senate Cabinet ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

(Faculty Senate Cabinet ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Chair of the University Faculty Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Chair of the University Faculty Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University Faculty Senate Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University Faculty Senate Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Academic Affairs ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Academic Affairs ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Budget and Priorities ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Budget and Priorities ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Governance and By-Laws ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Governance and By-Laws ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Human Relations ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Human Relations ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Information Technology ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Infortmation Technology ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Planning ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Planning ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Research and Scholarship ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Research and Scholarship ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Committee on Committees ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Faculty Senate Standing Committee (Comittee on Committees ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Fiscal Coordinating Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Fiscal Coordinating Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Capital Advisory Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Capital Advisory Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Integrated Core Learning ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Integrated Core Learning ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Strategic Enrollment Management ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Strategic Enrollment Managament ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Board of Trustees ) Representative Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

University of Cincinnati (Board of Trustees ) Representative Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Office of the President- UC (President's Cabinet ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Office of the President - UC (President's Cabinet ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Ohio Faculty Council (Ohio Faculty Council ) Representative Type:University/College Service Level:State 09-01-2010

Ohio Faculty Council (Ohio Faculty Council ) Representative Type:University/College Service Level:State 09-01-2010

Department of Athletics --UC (Athletics Advisory Council ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Department of Athletics -UC (Athletics Advisory Council ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

UC Board of Trustees (Student Trustee Selection Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010 -03-15-2011

UC Board of Trustees (Student Trustee Selection Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010 -03-15-2011

Faculty Senate Adhoc Committee (Deregulation, Autonomy, and Institutional Restructuring ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 03-01-2011

Office of the Provost --UC (Academic Master Plan Faculty Workgroup ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-01-2010

Office of the Provost --UC (Academic Master Plan Faculty Workgroup ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-01-2010

Office of the Provost --UC (Academic Master Plan Coordinating Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 11-01-2010

Office of the Provost --UC (Academic Master Plan Coordinating Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 11-01-2010

Office of the Provost --UC (UC2019 and AMP Steering Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 01-01-2011

Chair of the University Faculty (Life of the Mind Steering Committee ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-01-2010

Chair of the University Faculty (Life of the Mind Steering Committee ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-01-2010

UC Foundation (Staff/Faculty Campaign Steering Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

UC Foundation (Staff/Faculty Campaign Steering Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010

Office of the President -UC (Presidential Inauguration and New Student Convocation Planning Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 06-2010 -09-19-2010

Office of the President --UC (Presidential Inauguration and New Student Convocation Planning Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 06-2010 -09-19-2010

Chair-elect of the University Faculty (Faculty Assembly Planning Committee ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 04-2010 -09-19-2010

Chair-elect of the University Faculty (Faculty Assembly Planning Committee ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 03-2010 -09-19-2010

McMicken College of Arts & Sciences (College RPT ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 10-01-2010

McMicken College of Arts & Sciences (College RPT ) Elected Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 10-01-2010

Dept. of Political Science (Graduate ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-01-2010

Dept. of Political Science (Graduate ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-01-2010

Dept. of Political Science (RPT and Workload and Merit ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-01-2010

Dept. of Political Science (RPT and Workload and Merit ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-01-2010

Federal News Radio -- live radio interview on cybersecurity Other Type:Public Level:National 07-21-2011 -07-21-2011

WVXU Radio, Taped Radio Interview, Cybersecurity and Iran Other Type:Public Level:Regional 07-10-2011 -07-10-2011

Chair of the University Faculty (Faculty Senate Cabinet ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-01-2010 -06-30-2012

Chair, University Faculty (Senate Standing Committees (Budget, Governance, Human Relations, IT, Planning,Research, CoC, ) Committee Member

Chair, University Faculty (Senate Standing Committees (Budget, Governance, Human Relations, IT, Planning,Research, CoC, ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair, University Faculty (Faculty Senate ) Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair of the University Faculty (University Board of Trustees ) Other Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair of the University Faculty (Fiscal Coordinating Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair of the University Faculty (Capital Advisory Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

UC Bicentennial Commission (Steering Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Uc Bicentennial Commission (Vision for Education Faculty Commission ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair of the University Faculty (Strategic Enrollment Management ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Provost Office (Undergraduate Academic Affairs ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Innovation Council Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Life of the Mind Series (Steering Committee ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University

Office of UC President (President's Cabinet ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

UC Foundation Strategic Review (Fund-raising ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University

Dept. of Athletics (Athletics Advisory Committee (plus 2 sub committees) ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Chair of the University Faculty (DAIR ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 04-01-2011 -09-30-2011

Provost Office (Academic Master Plan Steering Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Provost Office (Academic Master Plan Coordinating Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Provost Office (Academic Master Plan, Faculty Workgroup ) Co-Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University

Senior VP for Admin (Search Committee for VP Chief Information Officer ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 11-01-2011 -06-30-2011

UC Foundation (Faculty/Staff Campaign Steering Committee ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Ohio Faculty Council (OFC ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:State

Government Relations (Gov Relations and Communications Planning ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

Office of the President (Integrated Decisionmaking Taskforce ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:University

McMicken College of AS (College RPT ) Member Type:University/College Service Level:College

Political Science (Workload/Merit/RPT ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Dissertation Committee (Rudi Kauffman, “The Outcomes of Just War,” (March 2012) ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Dissertation Committee (Tiest Sondaal, “Institutional Change in an Age of Internationalization: Globalization and the Soccer Club” (November 2011) ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Dissertation Committee (Hasan Yalcin, “International Politics as a Struggle for Autonomy,” (August 2011) ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Master Thesis Committee (Tuba Muftuoglu, “Turkey’s Deferred Membership Status,” (Spring 2011), ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Political Science (Search Committee for IR asst. professor ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Keywords

International Relations Theory, International Security Studies, US National Security.

Courses Taught

Faculty Development Activities

08-16-2010 -08-21-2010 Faculty Summer Institute on Instructional Technology Competitively-selected for intense week-long workshop with honoraria, UC Faculty Development Council UC Type:Other