Brandon Valeriano, PhD.
Among the nation’s leading authorities on cyber security and international security.
Dr. Brandon Valeriano, serves as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Marine Corps University and Senior Advisor to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission 2.0. He was most recently the Donald Bren Chair of Military Innovation at the Marine Corps University at the Krulak Center.
He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and co-authored two books on cyber security and military strategy. Dr. Valeriano has testified before Congress and the UK Parliament on cyber security issues and served as a Senior Advisor to the Cyber Solarium Commission, which has taken a lead in formulating cyber security strategy and legislative agendas for the United States.
Since earning his Ph.D. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University, Dr. Valeriano has also written peer-reviewed articles, opinion pieces, and books on a range of other issues in international security. Dr. Valeriano is the Area Editor in International Relations for the Journal of Cybersecurity and the Series Editor of Disruptive Technology and International Security for Oxford University Press.
Along with Ryan Maness, he manages the Dyadic Cyber Incident Dataset (DCID), the only peer reviewed dataset of cyber interactions. He was most recently the Donald Bren Chair of Military Innovation at the Marine Corps University at the Krulak Center.