Jennifer McArdle

Non-Resident Fellow

Jennifer McArdle is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Her research focuses on synthetic training, cyber, and military innovation. She currently serves as an expert member of a NATO technical working group that is developing cyber effects for the military alliance's mission and campaign simulations. Her work has been featured in Real Clear WorldThe Cyber Defense ReviewNational Defense Magazine, and War on the Rocks, among others.

Jennifer previously served as an Assistant Professor of Cyber Defense at Salve Regina University where she lectured on the relationship between national security and disruptive technologies. She has also held positions at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the U.S. National Defense University, in addition to working in New Delhi, India as a Visiting Fellow at two defense research institutions. Jennifer is a PhD candidate at King’s College London in War Studies and the recipient of the RADM Fred Lewis (I/ITSEC) doctoral scholarship in modeling and simulation. She holds a MPhil in Politics from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire. 


M.Phil in Politics
University of Cambridge

B.A. in Political Science and Justice Studies, summa cum laude, phi beta kappa
University of New Hampshire