The Fellows

Erica Greene

Erica Greene is a software engineer based out of New York City. She has worked at companies including The New York Times, Etsy and Jigsaw. She was a fellow with The Aspen Tech Policy Hub where she focused on the impact of language on tech policy debates. For her TCEI Fellowship, Erica will focus on how companies can design their products and processes to lower the risk that their digital platforms could be used to undermine a democratic election.

Election Integrity Fellow (December 2019-July 2020)

Mariam Chikhladze

Previously, Mariam was working at the International Republican Institute (IRI) as a Senior Program Associate, covering Georgia and Armenia programs from DC. Earlier, in 2015-2017, she was managing the Democracy Education Program at the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) Eastern European Neighborhood Office in Tbilisi. Mariam has also completed the Edmund Muskie Program fellowship in the Center for the Future of the Liberal Society at Hudson Institute. Awarded with the Fulbright Scholarship, Mariam Chikhladze graduated from the Bush School of Public Service and Government, Texas A&M University, holding a Master's Degree in Public Policy Analysis. Earlier in 2013, Mariam graduated from the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, School of Law, and Politics with a Master's Degree in International Politics and Diplomacy. Her professional interests lay in security affairs, institution building, and democratic development issues.

Election Integrity Fellow (September 2020 - current)

Ora D. Tanner

Ora D. Tanner is a doctoral researcher in Instructional Technology and Educational Measurement at the University of South Florida and a fellow with the Aspen Tech Policy Hub. She has an extensive background in the use of technologies such as digital games, online learning, animation, and augmented reality to help learners understand complex concepts in science. Ora will bring her knowledge and skills as an experienced instructional designer and researcher to help ‚Äčimprove disinformation literacy and prepare the public in democratic nations for the implications of deepfakes.

Election Integrity Fellow (December 2019-July 2020)