Lauren Kahn

Lauren Kahn is a Research Fellow at Perry World House. In this role, Lauren contributes to the intellectual life of Perry World House, working on projects within the Global Innovation Program, including helping to launch and run the new project in emerging technology and international security, in addition to conducting and producing her own research. A recent Penn graduate, Lauren received her B.A. in international relations with a concentration in foreign policy and security studies. Her primary research interests revolve around the intersection between science, technology, and war, and her undergraduate thesis on Why States Acquire Smart Bombs was a Palmer Prize runner-up. Her recent work is centered on artificial intelligence and its potential impacts on the future of the global order and has appeared in War on the Rocks, Orbis, and the Texas National Security Review. In addition to working at Perry World House, she is pursuing a master’s degree in computer and information technology in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Penn.