Jason Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
827 West Franklin Street, Rm 326

Jason Ross Arnold is associate professor of political science at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His areas of interest include:

  • False historical narratives (esp. about the Cold War)
  • Misinformation and disinformation
  • Public knowledge and ignorance in democracies
  • Secrecy and transparency

His publications include Secrecy in the Sunshine Era: The Promise and Failures of U.S. Open Government Laws (University Press of Kansas, 2014). Another book, Whistleblowers, Leakers, and Their Networks, from Snowden to Samizdat, is forthcoming in 2019. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Minnesota.