Arthur Holland Michel

Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council; United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Arthur Holland Michel is a senior fellow at Carnegie Council and an associate researcher in the Security and Technology Programme at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. He is the founder of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College and was its co-director from 2012-2020.

Michel's research and writing focus on artificial intelligence, unmanned systems, and other emerging security and surveillance technologies. His work has appeared in Wired, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Vice, an Oxford Research Encyclopedia and other outlets, and he has written numerous research reports on unmanned systems and associated issues. His first book, Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All, was published in June 2019.

Michel regularly advises governments, think tanks and advocacy groups in the U.S. and Europe, and has provided commentary in hundreds of print, radio, and TV stories. 

Last Updated: May 5, 2020