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image001.jpgAARON BRANTLY
Cyber Policy Fellow
Assistant Professor
Dr. Aaron F. Brantly is Assistant Professor of International Relations and Cyber in the Department of Social Sciences, Cyber Policy Fellow at the Army Cyber Institute and Cyber Fellow at the Combating Terrorism Center. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia and a Master's of Public Policy from American University. His research focuses on national security policy issues in cyberspace including big data, terrorism, intelligence, decision-making and human rights.
Cyber History Fellow
Assistant Professor
Dr. David Gioe is Assistant Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  David spent over a decade working in the U.S. intelligence community, both in the FBI National Security Division and in the CIA Counterterrorist Center (CTC). David retains his commission as a Naval Reserve Intelligence Officer.  David earned his PhD in Politics and International Studies at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.  He holds a BA in History and Social Science from Wheaton College, an MA from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval War College Command and Staff program.

Cyber Research Fellow
Assistant Professor

Dr. Jan Kallberg is Assistant Professor of American Politics in the Department of Social Sciences and Cyber Policy Fellow at the Army Cyber Institute at West Point. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs and a Master's of Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas; and a JD/LL.M. from Stockholm University. Prior to joining the facaulty at West Point, Jan was a researcher and Post-Doc at the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas under Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham. Dr. Kallberg's research interest is the intersection between public leadership and cyber abilities; especially offensive cyber operations as an alternative policy option.  His personal website is

pell_web.jpgSTEPHANIE PELL 
Cyber Ethics Fellow
Assistant Professor

Stephanie Pell is an Assistant Professor and Cyber Ethics Fellow at West Point’s Army Cyber Institute (ACI) and teaches Cyber Ethics in the Department of English and Philosophy. She writes about privacy, surveillance and national security law and policy. Prior to joining West Point’s faculty, Stephanie served as Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee and was a federal prosecutor for over fourteen years. Stephanie received her undergraduate, master’s and law degrees from UNC Chapel Hill.
Cyber Law Fellow
Assistant Professor

Rob Barnsby is the Cyber Law Fellow for the Army Cyber Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law at West Point. He previously taught cyber law as a Professor of International Law at the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) School in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a particular focus on the intersection of Computer Network Operations and the Law of Armed Conflict in both classified and unclassified settings. A West Point graduate, Rob earned his J.D. at William & Mary Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of the William & Mary Law Review. He retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after twenty years of service.

Research Scientist
LTC James Finocchiaro is a member of the Education Research Division of the Army Cyber Institute.  A commissioned Signal Officer, he transferred into the Army's Military Intelligence branch in 2002. He currently holds a BS from USMA in Electrical Engineering and MS from University of Maryland University College in Information Technology.  His research is in the areas of cyber education, talent management, internet of things and robotics.
Research Scientist
CPT Matthew Hutchison is part of the Army Cyber Institute's Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG).  He is a former Signal Officer turned Cyber Officer, who has an MS from Carnegie Mellon University in Information Security Policy & Management, and a BS from USMA in American Politics.  His research is in the areas of cyber defense, network security analysis, and cyber's effect on domestic and foreign policy.
Research Scientist
LTC Brett Lindberg is an FA57 Simulation Operations officer who is a research scientist in the Research Division of the Army Cyber Institute.  His research interests include  modeling and simulation of cyber-kinetic combat, and implications of mediated/augmented reality.  A former Armor officer and veteran of Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan, he holds an M.S. in Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation from the Naval Postgraduate School's MOVES Institute, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Gustavus Adolphus College.
image001.jpgCPT ERICK WAAGE
Research Scientist
​CPT Frederick “Erick” Waage is Cyber officer and research scientist in the Strategic Initiatives Group at the Army Cyber Institute at West Point, NY. He served two tours of duty, including multiple deployments, in the 75th Ranger Regiment from 2010 to 2015. He most recently served as the Regimental Technical Operations Chief. He holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy.
LTC ERNEST WONGimage001.jpg
Chief of Staff
Assistant Professor
​LTC Ernest Wong is the Deputy Director of Research at the Army Cyber Institute and an Assistant Professor with the Department of Systems Engineering.  He holds a MS in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford, a MA in Education from Stanford, and a Master in Military Science from the Mubarak Al-Abdullah Joint Command & Staff College in Kuwait.  He had the opportunity to work as a NASA Summer Faculty Fellow and has served over 21 years as a Military Intelligence Officer.