Dr. Erica Borghard

Senior Director, Task Force One Lead

Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Dr. Erica Borghard is the Senior Director and Lead, Task Force One, for the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. She came to the Commission from West Point, where she holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Army Cyber Institute. Her research at West Point focuses on cyber strategy, policy, and operations. Prior to that, Erica was a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, spending the 2017-2018 academic year on the Global Cyber Partnerships and Government Strategy team at JPMorgan Chase and at the Cyber National Mission Force at U.S. Cyber Command. From 2014-2017, Erica served as an Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the Rupert H. Johnson Grand Strategy Program in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. Erica received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 2014 from Columbia University. Erica is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Research Fellow at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, and coaches West Point’s Cyber Policy Team.