Kendall Hoyt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School where she studies U.S. biodefense policy, research and development strategy, and translational medicine. She is also a lecturer at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College where she teaches a course on technology and biosecurity. She is the author of Long Shot: Vaccines for National Defense, Harvard University Press, 2012 and she has published articles in International Security, the Journal of Public Health Policy, and the New York Times. She also serves on the National Academies of Science Committee on the Department of Defense’s Programs to Counter Biological Threats.
Kendall Hoyt received her Ph.D. in the History and Social Study of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002 and was a Fellow in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government from 2002-2004. Prior to obtaining her degree, she worked in the International Security and International Affairs division of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Washington DC office of McKinsey and Company, and the Center for the Management of Innovation and Technology at the National University of Singapore.