Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-04 13:07:30


Political Science

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2021


This work will explore and detail the methods of Chinese espionage used to steal information and technology from other countries using researchers, scientists, and academics. It will describe how this type of espionage is conducted, who is targeted, what types of information and technology are stolen, why this is the chosen method and the components of the successes and failures of this method of espionage. It will specifically focus on the Chinese Thousand Talents Program, recently officially identified by the United States as a form of Chinese espionage.

Research Sponsor

Karl Kaltenthaler

First Reader

Phillip Marcin

Second Reader

David Cohen

Honors Faculty Advisor

Ronald Gelleny



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