​Dr. Erica D. Borghard is an Assistant Professor at the Army Cyber Institute (ACI) at West Point. She is also currently serving as the Senior Director and Lead, Task Force Once, for the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. Her research focuses on cyber strategy, policy, and operations, and she has published in numerous peer-review academic journals, policy fora, and media and think tank outlets. Prior to her position at ACI, Borghard was a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, spending the 2017-2018 academic year on the Global Cyber Partnerships and Government Strategy team at JPMorgan Chase and at the Cyber National Mission Force at U.S. Cyber Command. From 2014-2017, Borghard served as an Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the Rupert H. Johnson Grand Strategy Program in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2014 from Columbia University. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Research Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, coaches West Point’s Cyber Policy Team, and is a member of the New York Cyber Task Force.

 

 

Book Chapters

Erica Borghard and James Mulvenon, “Strategic Implications of Cyber Conflict,” in Cyber Conflict: The State of the Field, eds. Jason Healey and Karl Grindal (Vienna, VA: Cyber Conflict Studies Association, 2018).

Journal Articles

Shawn W. Lonergan and Erica Borghard, “The Logic of Coercion in Cyberspace,” Security Studies 26, no. 3 (2017): 452-481.
Shawn W. Lonergan and Erica Borghard, “Can Status Calculate the Risks of Using Cyber Proxies?” Orbis 60, no. 3 (2016): 395-416.
Mira Rapp-Hooper and Erica Borghard, “Hizbullah and the Iranian Nuclear Programme,” Survival: Global Politics and Strategy 55, no. 4 (2013): 85-106.
Costantino Pischedda and Erica Borghard, “Allies and Airpower in Libya,” Parameters 64 (2012): 63-74.
Jack Snyder and Erica Borghard, “The Cost of Empty Threats: A Penny, Not a Pound,” American Political Science Review 105, no. 3 (2011).
Jack Snyder and Erica Borghard, “The Cost of Empty Threats: A Penny, Not a Pound,” The American Political Science Review 105, no. 3  (2011).