Tyson Baker

Tyson Barker is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center.

He was previously a Senior Fellow at the Technology and Global Affairs Program and the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin. He also worked at Aspen Germany where, as Deputy Executive Director and Fellow, he was responsible for the Institute’s digital and transatlantic programs.

Prior to that, Barker served in numerous positions, including as senior advisor in the Bureau for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department and as director for transatlantic relations at the Bertelsmann Foundation. He has written for numerous publications on both sides of the Atlantic including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Politico, the Atlantic, the National Interest, and Der Spiegel.

Barker was a Fulbright scholar in Austria and a Truman National Security Project fellow. He was a recipient of the Taiwan Cultural Exchange Fellowship and a grant from the Starr Foundation to conduct research on Sino-European relations. Barker has a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Hollywood vs Real World Robots & the Public Perception of Tech

March 11   |   4PM CT

In this discussion, panelists will examine the western perception of advanced robotic technology based on what we learned from Hollywood.

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