Anna Muldoon

Research Professional
Biodesign Administration

Location: TEMPE

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Research Interests

Public health policy, public health history, infectious disease history and policy, disease outbreaks and social crisis, conspiracy theory, health misinformation, biosecurity, impacts of bioterrorism, health systems, disease surveillance, history of international health systems & treaties. 


Anna Muldoon is a co-author of COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories and currently focuses on conspiracy, misinformation, and apocalypticism around infectious disease outbreaks. She is a former Science Policy Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the Department of Health and Human Services. While at ASPR, she focused on international public health systems, laboratory biosafety and biosecurity, science communication, and policy development for regulating genetically altered biological organisms. She has published peer-reviewed articles on biodefense history, U.S. implementation of nonproliferation treaties, and infectious disease surveillance systems. She holds a Masters in Public Health degree from George Washington University and is currently a Ph.D. student in the School for the Future of Innovation and Society at ASU.