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Aaron Gluck-Thaler is a PhD Candidate at the Department of the History of Science, an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, and a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard University.

Aaron studies the historical, cultural, and political dimensions of national security practices, with a focus on techniques used for surveillance and cybersecurity. His doctoral research examines how pattern recognition technologies illuminate enduring questions of how power, scientific knowledge, and the self are cultivated. Aaron holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, a MSc in the Social Science of the Internet from the Oxford Internet Institute, and a MSc in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.