Heather Roff

Senior Research Analyst
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Dr. Heather Roff is a Senior Research Analyst at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL), a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and an associate fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining APL, she was a senior research scientist at DeepMind, one of the leading artificial intelligence companies, in their ethics & society team. Prior to DeepMind, she was a senior research fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford; was a research scientist in the Global Security Initiative at Arizona State University; and held faculty positions at the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, the University of Waterloo, and the United States Air Force Academy. She has also held multiple fellowships at New America (2015-17).

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