Adam Elkus was a fellow in the Cybersecurity Initiative. He is a PhD student in Computational Social Science at George Mason University. He also currently serves as a Technology Research Analyst for Crucial Point, LLC and as a columnist at War on the Rocks. Elkus' work has been published in Slate, Foreign Policy, Armed Forces Journal, and other publications. He holds a BA in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College and a MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University. Adam's research interests are in computational modeling of adversarial decision behavior with multi-agent system models.