Ph.D., Candidate Balsillie School of International Affairs
Kristen Csenkey is a PhD Candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on the management of innovation and emerging technologies in Canada. She holds numerous fellowships, including with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI), Defence and Security Foresight Group (DSFG), and North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN). She is a Women in International Security-Canada (WIIS-C) Emerging Thought Leader in Digital Security and was the 2020 Women in Defence and Security (WiDS)-CGAI Fellow. Kristen is the Principal Investigator of a Canadian Department of National Defence engagement grant to examine emerging technologies with military applications. Kristen has published widely on a variety of cyber- related topics, including on cyber capacity building, innovation governance, technology procurement, continental defence, and cyber considerations for military operations.