Bruce Lampros is the Special Assistant, Free Expression Programs at PEN America. Prior to joining PEN America, he was a Strategy and Operations Manager at Meta Platforms, where he worked on balancing safety and free expression on the platform and developing policy solutions for platform regulation. He has also worked with the Rikers Debate Project and the Illinois Prison Project to help incarcerated individuals better advocate for themselves, and as a teaching and research assistant at Georgia State University where he helped modernize introductory English courses. Lampros holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and a B.A. in Film from Georgia State University.