Arthur Holland Michel

Carnegie Council Senior Fellow; AIEI Board of Advisors

Arthur Holland Michel is a senior fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He is the founder of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College and was its co-director from 2012-2020. More recently, he served as a researcher on the security and technology team at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.

Michel's research and writing focus on artificial intelligence, drones and other emerging security and surveillance technologies. His work has appeared in a wide range of popular, academic and policy outlets, and he is currently engaged in research initiatives with the International Committee of the Red Cross and Chatham House. 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.

You can find him on Twitter, @WriteArthur.

Featured Work

JUN 26, 2019 Podcast

Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All, with Arthur Holland Michel

Arthur Holland Michel, founder of the Center for the Study of the Drone, traces the development of the Pentagon's Gorgon Stare, one of the most ...

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AUG 1, 2013 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: The 'Copter Will See You Now

As countries develop policies for civilian and commercial drones, it is important to apply ethical standards that are permissive of innovation.