Joseph Bodnar is a research analyst with the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) at GMF. He is part of ASD’s information manipulation team and focuses on Russian propaganda and disinformation.
Prior to joining ASD, Bodnar worked with the Atlantic Council’s Global Strategy Initiative. He holds a master's degree in international affairs from American University and a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in political science from Kennesaw State University. His capstone project at American involved working with the State Department’s Global Engagement Center to identify trends in foreign disinformation targeting the 2020 US presidential election. Bodnar’s writings have been published in the National Interest, Inkstick, and the Dallas Morning News, among other media outlets, and his research has been cited in The Economist, Foreign Policy, and Bloomberg.