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Lecturer in Global Security, King's College London

Dr Tim Stevens is Lecturer in Global Security in the Department of War Studies, King's College London, and Researcher-in-Residence at the King's Policy Institute. His teaching and research explores technology and global politics, with a specific interest in cybersecurity. His recent monograph is Cyber Security and the Politics of Time (Cambridge UP, 2016) and is co-author of Cyberspace and the State (Routledge, 2011). He has published widely on cybersecurity in academic journals and is a frequent media contributor. He is founder of the KCL Cyber Security Research Group and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer in Global Security, King's College London
  • 2015–2016
    Teaching Fellow, Royal Holloway University of London
  • 2013–2015
    Teaching Fellow, King's College London


  • 2013 
    King's College London, PhD
  • 2010 
    King's College London, MRes
  • 2009 
    King's College London, MA
  • 1996 
    University College London, BA


  • 2018
    Cyberweapons: Power and the Governance of the Invisible, International Politics
  • 2018
    Exeunt Omnes? Survival, Pessimism and Time in the Work of John H. Herz, Millennium: Journal of International Studies
  • 2017
    China’s Solution to Global Cyber Governance: Unpacking the Domestic Discourse of ‘Internet Sovereignty‘, Politics and Policy
  • 2017
    Peak Performance: Inter-State HPC Competition Intensifies, Jane's Intelligence Review
  • 2017
    Cyberweapons: An Emerging Global Governance Architecture, Palgrave Communications
  • 2016
    Cyber Security and the Politics of Time, Cambridge UP
  • 2015
    Who's Watching the Warlocks and Why? Security and Surveillance in Virtual Worlds, International Political Sociology
  • 2013
    Analogical Reasoning and Cyber Security, Security Dialogue
  • 2013
    Information Warfare: A Response to Taddeo, Philosophy & Technology
  • 2012
    A Cyberwar of Ideas? Deterrence and Norms in Cyberspace, Contemporary Security Policy
  • 2011
    Cyberspace and the State, Routledge

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Member, British International Studies Association
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy