Austen Givens

Austen (Jack) Givens

Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, Utica University

Austen Givens teaches undergraduate courses on homeland security, digital forensics, and criminal justice technologies at Utica University. He has also taught graduate courses on critical infrastructure protection, cyber incident management, and network security. Givens has published three books on national security, the most recent of which is Homeland Security: An Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2021). Prior to entering academia, he worked in various information technology-related roles for the Department of Homeland Security and in the private sector. He received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London.