Ryan Hagemann

Ryan Hagemann

Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Analyst
Niskanen Center

Ryan Hagemann is the technology and civil liberties policy analyst at the Niskanen Center. His research specialties include privacy and surveillance, robotics and automation, decentralized networks, Internet policy, and issues at the intersection of sociology, economics, and technology. He has previously authored works on the economic and social ramifications of autonomous vehicles with the Mercatus Center. He maintains an adjunct fellowship with TechFreedom, a libertarian nonprofit dedicated to advancing online freedom.

Ryan graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in International Relations, Foreign Policy and Security Studies and holds a Master of Public Policy in Science and Technology Policy from George Mason University.

Blog Posts

U.S. Secretary of Transportation: We Have a “Responsibility” to Subsidize the Hyperloop

Elon Musk’s hyperloop project seems well on its way from vision to reality. For a little bit of context: Billionaire Elon Musk began designing the hyperloop out of frustration with the California…