Quinn DuPont is an Assistant Professor in the School of Business at University College Dublin. He has a PhD in Information Science from University of Toronto and was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Washington. He is the author of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains (Polity), Founder and Editor in Chief Blockchain Research Network, Associate Editor Frontiers in Blockchains, Education Chair IEEE Blockchain Initiative, and Research Fellow at University College London’s Center for Blockchain Technologies. Previously, he held visiting research positions at Leuphana University and the University of Victoria and was a Senior Information Specialist at IBM.

Research areas: cybersecurity policy and risk management, professional and technology ethics​​, ​digital innovation and governance, ​decentralized autonomous organizations, blockchains and cryptocurrencies

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Recent Publications

DuPont, Quinn. “Guiding Principles for Ethical Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and DLT Research.” Cryptoeconomic Systems Journal, (In Press). https://assets.pubpub.org/mnq2yqpw/21581689302674.pdf

Finn, Megan and Quinn DuPont. “From Closed World Discourse to Digital Utopianism: The Changing Face of Responsible Computing at Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (1981-1992).” Internet Histories, 4(1). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24701475.2020.1725851

Recent & Upcoming Lectures

  • Practice Theory of Institutions (Oxford, September 1-2, 2020)

Full list available on my research page.