Faculty, staff and students of The Fletcher School and other schools at Tufts University are invited to attend a solo lecture on cybersecurity by Peter W. Singer, director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at The Brookings Institution.
Peter W. Singer's Bio
Peter W. Singer is Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution. Singer’s focus is on changes in global security and technology. He is the author of Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, which pioneered the study of the new industry of private companies providing military services for hire, Children at War, the first book to explore the tragic rise of child soldier groups, Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, which looked at the implications of robotics for war, politics, ethics, and law, and the new book Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Should Know, which has been recommended by sources as diverse as the US Army, US Navy, Washington Post, al Jazeera and Vice.
He has been named by the Smithsonian Institution as one of the “leading innovators in the nation,” by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues, and by Foreign Policy Magazine to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List. He served as coordinator of the Obama-08 campaign’s defense policy task force and on the US military’s Transformation Advisory Group, which helps visualize the future. He is a contributing editor to Popular Science magazine and led the Pentagon’s “NeXTech” project, exploring the implications of “gamechanging” technologies. The founder of a technology and entertainment consulting firm, NeoLuddite, he has advised the US military, FBI, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks, Legendary, Universal, HBO, and the video game series “Call of Duty,” the best-selling entertainment project in history.