Quinn DuPont studies human and social dimensions of computer security, crypto, and code.

Quinn DuPont is a Research Associate in the School of Information at University of Washington, and from 2019 he is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business at University College Dublin. He has a PhD in Information Science (Toronto). He is the author of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains (Polity), Founder and Editor in Chief of the Blockchain Research Network, Associate Editor of Frontiers in Blockchains, Education Chair of IEEE Blockchain Initiative, and member of ISO TC307 Blockchain and DLT standardization committee. Formerly, he was a Senior Information Specialist at IBM.

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Recent & Upcoming Events


  • COALA & Decentralized Web (San Francisco, July 30-Aug 2)
  • George Mason University, “Organizational Science and Cybersecurity” workshop (Fairfax, VA, July 14-15)
  • International Communications Association, “Hacking Culture and the Emergence of Responsible Computer Security Research” (Prague, May 24-28)
  • University of Chicago; History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science Workshop, “Origins of the Encrypted Information Society (1945-2013)” (Chicago, May 18)