• Cybersecurity
  • Emerging Technologies (ie, Big Data, AI, UAVs, IoT)
  • IT Governance


Dr. Sarah Lohmann is a Full-Time Teaching Faculty (Lecturer) at the University of Washington Information School specializing in cybersecurity, emerging technologies, and IT Governance. Her current research focus is on the protection of Smart and energy critical infrastructure from cyber threats. As an employee of the UW since 2019, Sarah has also taught in the UW’s Jackson School and Communications Departments. A former State Department civil servant, Sarah spent the last two years doing field research in Europe as a cyber SME and Visiting Research Professor for the US Army War College. She is currently co-leading the cyber research for a NATO Science and Technology project in collaboration with West Point’s Army Cyber Institute. She is an editor and contributing author of two recent books: What Ukraine Taught NATO about Hybrid Warfare and Countering Terrorism on Tomorrow’s Battlefield. Previously, she started and led the cyber program at Johns Hopkins University’s American German Institute, where she is a Non-Resident Fellow. She is on the Advisory Board of the Maritime Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence and on the Editorial Board of the defense journal Parameters.


  • Ph D, Political Science, Universität der Bundeswehr Munich, 2013
  • MA, International Service, American University, 2004
  • BA, Communications and German , Wheaton College, IL, 1997