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Fixed-term lecturer, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford

Kyle Cunliffe is a fixed-term lecturer in Intelligence Studies at Salford University

He is interested in Cold War and contemporary espionage (HUMINT), from the British, American, Russian, and Chinese perspectives. Specific research interests include the impact of cyberspace and technology on espionage and counterintelligence practices.

Additional research interests include the overlay between technical and human intelligence, and the psychology of agent recruitment and handling.

Past papers:

‘Toward George J? Cyberspace and its impact on human intelligence’, Paper presented at the War and Intelligence Studies: Challenges for the Twenty- First Century Research Conference, Aberystwyth University, 3rd-4th June 2014.

Cunliffe, K. Review of ‘The new era in US national security: an introduction to emerging threats and challenges’ by J. A. Jarmon (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), Intelligence and National Security Journal, 2015


  • –present
    PhD researcher, School of Arts and Media, University of Salford