Dr. Joanna Bryson
Professor of Ethics and Technology, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany
Joanna J. Bryson is a transdisciplinary researcher on the structure and dynamics of human- and animal-like intelligence. Her research covering topics from artificial intelligence, through autonomy and robot ethics, and on to human cooperation has appeared in venues ranging from a reddit to Science. She holds degrees in Psychology from Chicago and Edinburgh, and Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh and MIT.
Bryson is one of Germany’s initial 9 GPAI reps, and co-chair of the AI Governance Committee of the Responsible Use, Development & Governance of AI Working Group.
She has additional professional research experience from Princeton, Oxford, Harvard, Bath and LEGO, and technical experience in Chicago’s financial industry, and international management consultancy. Bryson is presently a Professor of ethics and technology at the Hertie School of Governance.