Sarah Lohmann

Affiliate Instructor

Dr. Sarah Lohmann is Full-Time Teaching Faculty at the University of Washington’s Information School. Her research and instruction focus on IT Governance, cybersecurity and emerging and energy technologies. She is also an author and editor of two recent books: What Ukraine Taught NATO about Hybrid Warfare (US Army War College Press, Nov. 2022) and Countering Terrorism on Tomorrow’s Battlefield (US Army War College Press, Dec. 2022). For the past four years, she has taught for UW’s Communications Leadership faculty on emerging technology, big data and disinformation.

Previously, she was an Acting Assistant Professor in UW’s Henry M. Jackson School for International Studies and a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Army War College. She served as the Senior Cyber Fellow with the American German Institute at Johns Hopkins University, where she managed projects which aimed to increase agreement between Germany and the United States on improving cybersecurity and creating cybernorms.

Starting in 2010, Dr. Lohmann served as a university instructor at the Universität der Bundeswehr in Munich, where she taught cybersecurity policy, international human rights, and political science. She achieved her doctorate in political science there in 2013, when she became a senior researcher working for the political science department. Prior to her tenure at the Universität der Bundeswehr, Dr. Lohmann was a press spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of State for human rights as well as for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (MEPI). Before her government service, she was a journalist and Fulbright scholar.