Graduate Student Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology College of Global Futures
Dr. Jamie Winterton is the Senior Director of Research Strategy for ASU’s Global Security Initiative, where she designs interdisciplinary research concepts for defense and security missions. Jamie oversees GSI's large-scale research centers on cybersecurity, human/AI teaming, and disinformation within GSI, while creating and maintaining the organization’s five-year strategic plan and financial projections. Jamie's personal area of research is in cybersecurity policy at the U.S. federal level, and she is a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Law, Science and Innovation at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
In October 2017 Jamie provided expert testimony on data breaches to the US Senate Subcomittee for Technology, Privacy, and the Law. She chairs the university's DARPA Working Group. Jamie has appeared in the Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, the Christian Science Monitor, Slate, KCBS, KTAR, and the Associated Press.
Prior to joining ASU in August 2014, Jamie worked as a staff scientist for Lockheed Martin, where she developed and directed projects in electro-optical and radar processing/analysis for multiple military and government organizations. Jamie’s work in optical characterization of materials, high-fidelity physics-based 3D modeling and simulation, and exploitation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data has been recognized for both innovation and mission utility. Jamie received her Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Arizona State University, her Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her PhD in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology from Arizona State.
PhD, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, Arizona State University | 2023
MS, Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst | 2003