Ryan Hagemann is the Senior Director for Policy at the Niskanen Center. His research specialties include regulatory governance of emerging technologies, robotics and automation, privacy and surveillance, and issues at the intersection of sociology, economics, and technology. He has previously authored works on the economic and social ramifications of autonomous vehicles with the Mercatus Center. He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Wired, The Washington Examiner, US News & World Report, The Hill, and elsewhere. Ryan graduated from Boston University with a BA in international relations, foreign policy and security studies and holds a MPP in science and technology policy from George Mason University.