Experts

  • Writer for the New Yorker, Science, the New York Times Magazine, and National Geographic
  • Associate Professor of Anthropology, George Mason University
    Professor Bickford received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Rutgers University in 2002. From 2002-2004, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. His research focuses on war, militarization, the state, identity, memory, health, and technology in Germany and the United States. Dr. Bickford is the author of Fallen Elites: The Military Other in Po...
  • Anne Bowser is a Program Associate with the Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP). She co-directs the Commons Lab, a research project focused on mobilizing public participation and innovation in science, technology, and policy. Anne also supports the Wilson Center’s initiative on serious games.  As a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland, her research focuses on underst...
  • Doctoral candidate in law, University of Ottawa
    Chung is a doctoral candidate in law at the University of Ottawa. Ms. Chung’sresearch area includes intellectual property law, digital ethics, collaborativeinformation production, and law & technology in general. For her doctoralprogram, Ms. Chung received the prestigious Joseph-Armand BombardierCanada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and HumanitiesResearch Council of Canada...
  • Senior Policy Analyst, Bureau of European Policy Advisors, European Commission
    Jim Dratwa holds degrees in physics, philosophy and the life sciences. He received the Fulbright Scholar Award, was Harvard Boas Fellow, Ramón y Cajal Scholar, and was pre- and post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Dratwa has taught at the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Harvard University, and the...
  • Founder: Meeting of the Minds; Global Fellow: Wilson Center, Urban Sustainability Lab; Consultant: Cisco Systems
    Gordon Feller is co-founder/convenor of Meeting of the Minds, an annual leadership summit organized since 2007 by Urban Age Institute (UAI). Feller was for more than five years director at Cisco Systems headquarters in Silicon Valley. He served in an executive capacity within the company's programs focused on cities. Prior to joining Cisco, Feller was CEO of UAI, an international non-profit re...
  • Freelance Journalist
  • Dr. Todd Kuiken is a Senior Program Associate with the Science and Technology Innovation Program where he explores the scientific and technological frontier, stimulating discovery and bringing new tools to bear on public policy challenges that emerge as science advances.He is the principal investigator on the Wilson Center’s Synthetic Biology Project, where he has numerous projects evaluatin...
  • Independent Journalist
    Ms. Lief is a journalist and media educator. From 1998 to 2012 she was the deputy director of the International Reporting Project (IRP) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. She designed and directed programs and launched initiatives to engage reporters and editors in a wide range of issues, and to explore how technological change impacts international newsgathe...
  • Aaron Lovell is a senior program associate and public affairs specialist with the Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He has produced and directed multiple documentary shorts for STIP, in addition to handling public affairs and project management duties. Before joining STIP, he worked as a reporter for Inside Washington Publishe...

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