Jennifer Hunt

Dr Jennifer S Hunt is a Senior Lecturer in Cyber and Security Studies at Macquarie University, specialising in the national security of critical systems such as cyber and energy. Her current projects focus on cyber-enabled information operations, foreign interference and electoral security, and disinformation tracking.

Publishing on comparative national security policy in the United States, Australia, and the Arab Gulf, her research portfolio examines the intersection between defence, energy, and economic security issues.

Dr Hunt holds a PhD and Master’s Degree in International Security from the University of Sydney. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (USA) where she was captain of the Women’s Sabre Fencing team.

Prior to working at Macquarie University, Dr Hunt was a Lecturer in National Security at ANU Crawford School of Public Policy and a Researcher and Lecturer at the University of Sydney.