Assignments

Assignment Out Due
3-4 pages, double-spaced. For this paper, please use readings from lectures 01-05. Click on release date to see the handout.

Mon. Feb 6 Wed. Feb 15
3-4 pages, double-spaced. For this paper, please use readings from lectures 07-10. Click on release date to see the handout.

Mon. Feb 20 Wed. Mar 8
Student groups will work on one of the following topics of their choice: Cablegate, North Korea, Snowden, and SOPA.
Sun. Feb 26 Mar 13, Mar 20, Mar 22
Students will pair up to work on one of the following two projects. Fill up this form if you want a randomly assigned partner
  • Option 1: DNC white-hat hacking
  • Option 2: South China Sea crisis & critical infrastructure
  • Mon. Mar 20 Mon. Apr 13
    3-4 pages, double-spaced. For this paper, please use readings from the Internet Governance section. Click the release date to see the handout.

    Mon. Apr 10 Wed. Apr 19
  • 10-12 pages, double-spaced. The final research paper is designed to allow students to think critically about an issue or concept related to international relations and cybersecurity that they would like to study further. While the paper can expand upon course material and previous assignments, it should also include academic sources, news articles, and other vetted sources. The instructor and TAs will be available to discuss potential topics, and they should approve all final topics. More details will be posted on the release date.
  • Wed. Apr 12 Fri. May 12