Justin Key Canfil
Department of Political Science
Justin Key Canfil is a political scientist with interest in the evolving relationship between the US, Russia, and China, particularly in the area of cyber politics. Drawing on extensive archival research, formally-motivated experiments, and textual data, his research investigates how states use legal and arms control tools to manage emergent concerns in times of rapid technological change. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow with joint affiliations at the Harvard Belfer Center, the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Harvard-Columbia China and the World Program. In the course of his studies at Columbia, he benefitted from a Harriman Institute Pepsico Academic Year Fellowship, a Padma Desai Fellowship, and a Pepsico Summer Award, which he used to conduct interview and archival research on controversial technologies from the Cold War to the present.

Justin Key Canfil is a political scientist with interest in the evolving relationship between the US, Russia, and China, particularly in the area of cyber politics. Drawing on extensive archival research, formally-motivated experiments, and textual data, his research investigates how states use legal and arms control tools to manage emergent concerns in times of rapid technological change. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow with joint affiliations at the Harvard Belfer Center, the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Harvard-Columbia China and the World Program. In the course of his studies at Columbia, he benefitted from a Harriman Institute Pepsico Academic Year Fellowship, a Padma Desai Fellowship, and a Pepsico Summer Award, which he used to conduct interview and archival research on controversial technologies from the Cold War to the present.

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