Allison Stanger

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow

Allison Stanger is a scholar in residence with New America's Cybersecurity Initiative. She is the Russell Leng ’60 professor of international politics and economics and founding director of the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs at Middlebury College. She is the author of One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy and the forthcoming Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Leaks: The Story of Whistleblowing in America, both with Yale University Press. She is working on a new book titled Consumers Versus Citizens: How the Internet Revolution is Remaking Global Security and Democracy’s Public Square. At Middlebury, she teaches courses on “The Politics of Virtual Realities” and “Cybersecurity.” Stanger has published opinion pieces in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and the Washington Post and has testified before the Commission on Wartime Contracting, the Senate Budget Committee, and the Congressional Oversight Panel. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and received her PhD in political science from Harvard University.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak—and Maybe Break the Law

Allison Stanger was quoted in Wired about White House staffers using the “Confide” app.