Scott Shackelford

Scott Shackelford

Executive Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

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Professor Scott J. Shackelford is executive director of the Center of Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR). As faculty at Indiana University, he also serves as executive director of the Ostrom Workshop and is a former cybersecurity program chair. He is also an affiliated scholar at both the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society.

Professor Shackelford has written more than 100 articles, book chapters, essays, and op-eds for diverse outlets ranging from the University of Illinois Law Review and the American Business Law Journal to the Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, Slate, the Conversation, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Similarly, Professor Shackelford’s research has been covered by diverse outlets, including Politico, NPR, Marketplace, Forbes, Time, Associated Press, Forensics Magazine, Law360, Indy Star, Washington Post, and the LA Times. He is also the author of The Internet of Things: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2020), Governing New Frontiers in the Information Age: Toward Cyber Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2020), and Managing Cyber Attacks in International Law, Business, and Relations: In Search of Cyber Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Both Professor Shackelford’s academic work and teaching have been recognized with numerous awards, including a Harvard University Research Fellowship, a Stanford University Hoover Institution National Fellowship, a Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Distinguished Fellowship, the 2014 Indiana University Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, and the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Award.