Grant T. Buckles is a senior research consultant at Gallup. He also serves as an associate faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the University of Louisville. His work focuses on research methodology, especially survey methods, measurement, and experimental design. Substantively, his research examines individual decision-making in contexts that include undergoverned spaces, labor markets, and interactions with artificial intelligence.

At Gallup, Buckles leads a variety of social science research projects, including large-scale cross-national studies. He has served as a consultant for government agencies, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics and DARPA, as well as numerous international organizations, technology companies, universities, and major foundations. His research at Gallup has appeared in The Atlantic, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Washington Post and other media outlets.

Previously, Buckles was a fellow at The Carter Center. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Emory University with an emphasis on comparative politics and international political economy. His academic research has been published in British Journal of Political Science and Royal Society Open Science.