Research Assistant, Technology and National Security Program
Megan Lamberth is a Research Assistant for the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her work focuses on U.S. government strategy in artificial intelligence and sources of U.S. technology competitiveness, including human capital and norms building.
Prior to joining CNAS, Megan was a Brent Scowcroft Fellow at the Aspen Strategy Group, where she helped spearhead the planning and execution of the Aspen Strategy Group Summer Workshop and two sessions of the Aspen Ministers Forum.
Her work and commentary have appeared in publications such as Slate, Business Insider, Breaking Defense, and The National Interest. She received her M.A. in International Affairs from the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University. She graduated from Sam Houston State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.
Outside of CNAS, Megan is providing outside informal counsel exclusively to the Biden campaign for President.
Recent Publications & News
CommentaryBeyond TikTok: Preparing for Future Digital Threats
By Kara Frederick, Chris Estep & Megan Lamberth
In The NewsA Ban on WeChat and TikTok, a Disconnected World and Two Internets
By Megan Lamberth
CommentaryInstitutional Roadblocks to the Defense Department’s Adoption of AI
By Megan Lamberth & Martijn Rasser
VideoIs Seeing Still Believing? Synthetic Media and Illiberal Uses of Technology
By Kara Frederick, Ainikki Riikonen, Megan Lamberth, Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Sara Fischer, Dr. Aynne Kokas, Danika Laszuk & Maya Wang
CommentaryTrump’s Latest Decision on Immigration Is Bad for America
By Elsa B. Kania & Megan Lamberth
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