Lucas Kello

Lucas Kello

(DPhil MPhil Oxon, A.B. Harvard)

Post:
Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Director of the Cyber Studies Programme, Co-Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security (Dept of Computer Science)
Affiliation:
IR
Email:
lucas.kello@politics.ox.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1865 285976
Office Address:
Office 168, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ

Lucas Kello is Senior Lecturer in International Relations. He serves as Director of the Cyber Studies Programme, a major research and teaching initiative on all aspects of the modern information society. He is also Co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science. Previously, he was a joint Research Fellow in the International Security Program and the Cyber Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He was also a member of the Harvard-MIT multiyear project on Explorations in Cyber International Relations. His recent publications include “The Meaning of the Cyber Revolution: Perils to Theory and Statecraft” in International Security, “The Virtual Weapon: Dilemmas and Future Scenarios” in Politique étrangère, and “Security” in The Oxford Companion to International Relations.

 International relations theory

 Security studies

 Technological revolution and international order

 European politics and integration

Cyber security International order International relations International security Public Policy Violence security and conflict

International Relations Core Seminar (MPhil IR)

Cyber International Relations (DPhil Cyber Security)

Strategy and Doctrine (DPhil Cyber Security)

Cross-Disciplinary Research Methods (DPhil Cyber Security)

 

Supervising

(DPhil):

  • Florian Egloff
  • Max Smeets
  • Jamie Collier
  • James Shires
  • Jantje Silomon (Dept of Computer Science)

Research Fellow, Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (2011-14)

Research Affiliate, Harvard University and MIT, Project on Explorations in Cyber International Relations (2011-14)

The Virtual Weapon and International Order (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, forthcoming)

“Cyber Security: Gridlock and Innovation,” in David Held and Thomas Hale, eds., Beyond Gridlock (Cambridge: Polity, forthcoming)

“European Cyber Defense,” in Hugo Meijer and Marco Wyss, eds., The Handbook of European Armed Forces (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

“The Virtual Weapon: Dilemmas and Future Scenarios” (French version: "Les cyberarmes: Dilemmes et futurs possibles"), Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4 (2015)

“Correspondence: A Cyber Disagreement,” International Security, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Fall 2014)

“Security,” in Joel Krieger, ed., The Oxford Companion to International Relations, 3rd Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)

“The Shape of the Cyber Danger,” Policy Brief, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University (2014)

“The Meaning of the Cyber Revolution: Perils to Theory and Statecraft,” International Security, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Fall 2013), pp. 7-40

“The Skeptics Misconstrue the Cyber Revolution,” H-Diplo / International Security Studies Forum (2013)

“The Advantages of Latitude: Estonia’s Post-Communist Success Story,” in David Bosold et al., eds., Democratization and Security in Central and Eastern Europe and the Post-Soviet States (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2012)

“European States Systems: Small-State Consequences,” Akadeemia: War and Peace, [Special Issue] Vol. 9 (2009)

Selected Publications