Joshua Stager is policy counsel and government affairs lead at the Open Technology Institute, specializing in telecommunications law and policy. He is currently focused on the policy team’s strategic efforts to protect net neutrality and preserve the open internet.
Prior to joining New America, Stager was Sen. Al Franken’s law fellow on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he focused on telecommunications, antitrust, commercial privacy, and surveillance policy. He was previously a legislative aide in the House of Representatives and an assistant editor at Congressional Quarterly.
Stager earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and a B.A. in political communication and geography from George Washington University.