Misti Ault Anderson

Misti Ault Anderson is a Research Analyst at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. She served as staff lead for the Commission’s report Gray Matters: Integrative Approaches for Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society and continues to serve as staff lead for the Commission’s neuroscience and ethics project. In addition, Misti leads the staff in its development of the educational materials that accompany each of the Commission’s reports. She holds degrees in microbiology and science education, taught chemistry at the high school and university levels, developed and managed a novel introductory chemistry laboratory curriculum at Duke University, and served as a consultant both to a private educational research firm and to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  She earned her M.S. degree in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University and worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. She has published work on the bioethics of international biomedical research, neuroethics on the international stage, integrating ethics and policy into STEM education, and ethics education.