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Martin Makaryan

Martin Makaryan

Research Assistant, Digital Policy

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Martin Makaryan is a research assistant specializing in digital policy. Makaryan is a current master's student at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University where he specializes in security and strategy, with a focus on the intersection of security, policy, and emerging technologies. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Global Studies from UCLA and previously worked in government affairs and policy research in California both in the non-profit and government sectors. His academic and professional interests include the impact of innovation and technology on foreign policy and national security policy, as well as automation and AI, cybersecurity, and digital policy.

Recent Publications

April 30, 2024

The Shift in Rhetoric on AI and Biothreats Is a Lesson on the Risks of Premature Regulation

The about-face the scientific, academic, and tech communities have made on the risks of large language models (LLMs) creating biothreats should serve as a stark reminder for policymakers about the pitfalls of premature regulation.

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