Joel Gardner

Biosecurity Fellow, Congressional Track

Joel Gardner is doing a fellowship in the office of Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD).


Joel is an experienced researcher whose most recent work at Texas A&M’s Scowcroft Institute focused on the implications of artificial intelligence for biosecurity. He previously completed a PhD in business management at Boston College where he studied the tension between security and innovation in the AI and biotech industries. He also holds a B.S. in political science from the University of Utah.