CLTC 2021 Research Exchange: "Fostering Foresight"

Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC)


October 7, 2021
10:00am to 12:15pm
Virtual Participation


Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC)
2021 CLTC Research Exchange: "Fostering Foresight"
Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM Pacific
Location: Virtual Participation 

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Alison Post will be a featured panelist in the 5th annual 2021 CLTC Research Exchange, hosted by the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC).  This year's event will be presented virtually and feature the work of a diverse group of CLTC-affiliated researchers who are pushing the boundaries of technology, social science, and the humanities to positively influence how individuals, organizations, and governments act on foresight and help expand who gets to participate in — and has access to — cybersecurity. Featured talks include:

  • Gamification of Cybersecurity Education
  • Privacy Controls for Always-Listening Devices
  • The Cybersecurity of “Smart Infrastructure”
  • IoT Privacy and Security
  • Assessing and Developing Online Election Information Infrastructure
  • Centering the Data Privacy Perspectives of Safety-Net Patients
  • Explainability Won’t Save AI: Power Asymmetry in the Implementation of AI Principles

Contact: Rachel Wesen (

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Alison Post

Associate Professor, Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies, UC Berkeley

Alison Post is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research lies at the intersection of comparative urban politics and comparative political economy, with regional emphases on Latin America and South Asia. It examines several related themes: regulation and business-government relations, decentralization, and the politics of urban policy more broadly. She is the author of Foreign and Domestic Investment in Argentina: The Politics of Privatized Infrastructure (Cambridge University Press, 2014) and articles in the Annual Review of Political Science, Comparative Politics, Governance, Perspectives on Politics, Politics & Society, Studies in Comparative International Development, World Development, and other outlets. She has been named a Clarence Stone Scholar (an early career award) by the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association, and received U.C. Berkeley's Carol D. Soc award for mentoring graduate students. Her doctoral dissertation won the 2009 William Anderson award from the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation in the general field of federalism, intergovernmental relations, state or local politics. She has served as a Marshall Scholar, a postdoctoral research scholar with the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, a Visiting Researcher at the Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad in Buenos Aires and the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (E.C.L.A.C.) in Santiago, and as a Researcher at L.S.E. Urban Research in London. She is currently the President of the Urban and Local Politics section of the American Political Science Association and Chair of the Steering Committee for the Red de Economía Política de America Latina (Repal).