Jason Arnold

Jason Ross Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair
827 West Franklin Street, Rm 302

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Current Research Interests

  • A.I. Governance
  • Information technology and politics
  • Foreign influence operations
  • Counterintelligence

Select Publications

  • “Foreign Communist Involvement in El Salvador's War: The White Paper Reconsidered,” Journal of Cold War Studies [forthcoming]
  • “Source Alerts Can Reduce the Harms of Foreign Disinformation” (with Alexandra Reckendorf and Amanda Wintersieck), Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review
  • Whistleblowers, Leakers, and Their Networks: From Snowden to Samizdat, Rowman & Littlefield (Security and Professional Intelligence Education Series)
  • Secrecy in the Sunshine Era: The Promise and Failures of U.S. Open Government Laws, University Press of Kansas

Courses (selected)

  • A.I. Governance and Ethics
  • Secrecy, Surveillance, Spies, and Lies
  • Senior Seminar
  • Comparative Politics


  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Political Science, University of Oregon
  • B.A., Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago