Jessica Malekos Smith

Jessica Malekos Smith is a postdoctoral fellow with the Belfer Center's Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, she was a fellow of the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs in 2013. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College and J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law. Her research has appeared in the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property and Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare.

A Small Wars Journal and Military Writers Guild Writing Contest Finalist Article

The emergence of gray tactics in cyber operations, their utility as a political instrument, and reasons that twilight zone conflicts are no longer a mere science fiction fantasy.

Can international law meaningfully distinguish between cyberespionage for national security purposes and economic espionage?