Chris Meserole


Chris Meserole is a fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution and director of research for the Brookings Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology Initiative. 

Meserole is an expert on artificial intelligence, emerging technology, and geopolitical competition. His current research is focused on how the United States and its democratic partners should respond to the rising use of advanced technologies by authoritarian regimes. Meserole is co-author of a widely read report on how Russia and China are exporting digital authoritarianism, and has testified on the digital repression of minorities in China. From Congress to The Hague, Meserole has advised a wide range of government agencies and multi-stakeholder groups on the responsible development and deployment of AI and other advanced technologies. He has also led and participated in numerous international dialogues and working groups on AI safety, security, and governance. 

Meserole has an academic background in interpretable machine learning and political science. His work has appeared or been featured in the New York Times, New Yorker, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Wired, Scientific American, and other publications.