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  • Who Is Presidential? Women’s Political Representation, Deflection, and the 2016 Election 

    Boyle, Kaitlin M.; Meyer, Chase B. (Sage, 2018)
    In 2016, Hillary Clinton was the first woman to gain the presidential nomination from a major political party in the United States, yet she was unsuccessful. The current study explores barriers to being elected as president ...
  • The Cyber Deterrence Problem 

    Brantly, AF (NATO CCD COE, 2018-05-30)
    What is the role of deterrence in an age where adept hackers can credibly hold strategic assets at risk? Do conventional frameworks of deterrence maintain their applicability and meaning against state actors in cyberspace? ...
  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies 

    Vasek, Marie; Jardine, Eric; Brantly, Aaron (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    This panel includes three presentations: “Cryptocurrencies and Financial Crimes” by Marie Vasek; “Cryptocurrencies and Specific Drug Types” by Eric Jardine; and “Bitcoin and OPSEC for Terrorists” by Aaron Brantly. (Please ...
  • Extremism, Malware Markets, and Public Use of Tor 

    Lindner, Andrew M.; Hawdon, James; Nunes, Eric (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    This panel includes three presentations: “When the Public Seeks Anonymity Online” by Andrew M. Lindner; “Online Extremism in the U.S.” by James Hawdon; and “Malicious Markets and Forums: An Overview” by Eric Nunes. The ...
  • Measuring and Analyzing Online Anonymous Marketplaces 

    Christin, Nicolas (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    This presentation was given as part of the conference "Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy" held on May 18, 2018 at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Deep/Dark Web & Higher Education 

    Moore, Kathleen (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    This presentation was given as part of the conference "Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy" held on May 18, 2018 at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Indexing the Darknet 

    Owenson, Gareth (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    This presentation was given as part of the conference "Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy" held on May 18, 2018 at the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Understanding the Dark Web and its Implications for Policy (program) 

    Jardine, Eric (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    The program includes the agenda, speakers, and sponsors.
  • Rapporteur Report: Understanding the Dark Web and its Implications for Policy 

    Jardine, Eric (Virginia Tech, 2018-05)
    The Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy conference focused on addressing the challenging dilemmas posed by the anonymity created by the “Dark Web” (the unindexed portion of the Internet only accessible ...
  • Understanding the Dark Web and its Implications for Policy (flyer) 

    Jardine, Eric (Virginia Tech, 2018-05-18)
    How to deal with the negative excesses of the Dark Web and other anonymity-granting technologies without harming those who use these tools for benign activities is one of today’s most pressing policy challenges. This ...
  • News2Note, May 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-05)
    News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
  • News2Note, April 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-04)
    News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
  • News2Note, January 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-01)
    News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
  • News2Note, March 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-03)
    News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
  • News2Note, February 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-02)
    News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
  • Countering the Cyber Threat 

    Brantly, AF; Henry, S (The Army Cyber Institute, 2018-05-09)
  • Victimization, Urbanicity, and the Relevance of Context: School Routines, Race and Ethnicity, and Adolescent Violence 

    Peguero, Anthony A.; Portillos, Edwardo L.; Hong, Jun S.; González, Juan Carlos; Kahle, Lindsay L.; Shekarkhar, Zahra (Hindawi, 2013-07-14)
    The United States is undergoing a historical racial and ethnic demographic shift. There is limited criminological research exploring if and how these changes influence variation in the relationship between routine activity ...
  • Confronting Challenges at the Intersection of Rurality, Place, and Teacher Preparation: Improving Efforts in Teacher Education to Staff Rural Schools 

    Azano, Amy Price; Stewart, Trevor Thomas (Mercy College, 2016)
    Recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers in rural schools is a persistent struggle in many countries, including the U.S. While rural education researchers have long lamented the struggle to recruit and retain ...
  • Responding to the Challenges of Gifted Education in Rural Communities 

    Azano, Amy Price; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Brodersen, Annalissa V.; Caughey, Melanie (Mercy College, 2017)
    There are both achievement and opportunity gaps for low-income students when compared to their economically advantaged peers; and, for rural students, these gaps may be even more pronounced. In this manuscript we draw from ...

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