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Jennifer McArdle is a Research Associate and Fellow in the Center for Revolutionary Scientific Thought at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. Ms. McArdle joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in March of 2014. Ms. McArdle provides strategic planning guidance on cyber hardware and supply chain security for the Defense Microelectronics Activity and additionally works for the Cyber Readiness Index team building out a cyber readiness index that assess 125 states cyber readiness across 7 different indices. Prior to joining the Potomac Institute, Ms. McArdle worked at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy on Indo-US science of cyber diplomacy. Ms. McArdle joined AAAS after serving as a Visiting Fellow from the U.S. National Defense University at two think tanks in New Delhi, India: the Observer Research Foundation and the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses. Ms. McArdle received MPhil in Politics with honors from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire, summa cum laude. Ms. McArdle’s work has featured in Real Clear World, the National Interest, the Pacific Standard, FierceGovernmentIT, GovInfo Security, among others. She is currently the chair of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) cyber discussion group and has previously been selected by YPFP as one of the 99 most influential individuals under 33 in foreign policy. Jennifer is a PhD candidate at Kings College London, Department of War Studies. Her academic research focuses on national perspectives of information warfare.alysts.