Visiting Professor of Technology and Human Values; Senior Fellow, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities; Senior Adviser, Hannah Arendt Humanities Network
Biography:Allison Stanger is a political scientist and founding director of the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs at Middlebury College, where she is Russell Leng ’60 Professor of International Politics and Economics. She has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2004 and, between 2009 and 2011, served as consultant to the US Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff. Stanger is the author of Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump and One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy, both with Yale University Press. Who Elected Big Tech? is in development. Stanger’s writing has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, HA: Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center, Perspectives on Digital Humanism, Financial Times, Military History Quarterly, The Atlantic, New York Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post; and she has testified before the Commission on Wartime Contracting, Senate Budget Committee, Congressional Oversight Panel, Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, Pensions) Committee, and House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform. She has twice served as visiting professor of government at Harvard University, where she received her PhD in political science. Her research has been funded by the National Council for Soviet and East European Research, American Council of Learned Societies, National Science Foundation, and MacArthur Foundation, among others.
BS, Ball State University; AM, PhD, Harvard University; Graduate Diploma, London School of Economics. At Bard, as Arendt Center Senior Fellow, since 2018.