Ryan is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Haifa School of Political Sciences under the supervision of Professors Michael Gross and Daphna Canetti.
Ryan's research focuses on Internet age theories of political participation and the socio-political effects of cyber-terrorism. His research adopts a dual qualitative-quantitative approach that uses natural experiments, large-N surveys and controlled laboratory procedures to study the individual and social level effects of Internet deprivation and terrorism.
Ryan holds an LL.B. from the University of Melbourne and an M.A. from the University of Haifa. In addition to his research at the Center for Cyber Law and Policy, Ryan is an inaugural member of the Idit Fellowship Ph.D. Program for Outstanding Social Science Researchers.
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