Jon Askonas

Jon Askonas

Academic, CUA

Jon Askonas is an assistant professor of Politics at the Catholic
University of America, where he works on the connections between the republican tradition, technology, and national security. He is currently working on two books: A Muse of Fire: Why the U.S. Military Forgets What It Learns in War, on what happens to wartime innovations when the war is over and The Shot in the Dark: A History of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, the first comprehensive overview of a unit that helped the Army adapt to the post 9/11 era of counterinsurgency and global power competition. His writing has appeared in Russian Analytical Digest, Triple Helix, The New Atlantis, Fare Forward, War on the Rocks, Unherd, and the Texas National Security Review.

CSL 213

Panel—The Medium is the Mimesis: McLuhan, Girard, and the Technologies of Imitation

Jon Askonas
Andrew McLuhan
Brett Robinson
Michael Murphy

CSL 307

Presentation—René Girard and the Eschatological Problem of Technology

Presented by:
Jon Askonas