Ben Dalton

Program Manager, Future Frontlines

Ben Dalton is Program Manager for Future Frontlines at New America, where he supports a team of researchers and analysts exploring how emerging technologies and social trends will shape the future of security.

Before joining New America, Dalton worked as a journalist, communications officer, and producer for BuzzFeed News, World Learning, and International Crisis Group. His work has appeared in Slate, The Daily Beast, BuzzFeed News, New York Times, PBS NewsHour, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat,, and The Christian Science Monitor, among other publications. He also has worked for several national political campaigns as a media and podcast producer. He has reported in more than a dozen global hotspots, including Ukraine, Georgia, Libya, and Cambodia.

Dalton holds a dual master’s degree in Russian & Slavic studies and journalism from New York University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Brown University