Dr. Seth Baum
Dr. Seth Baum [http://sethbaum.com] is Executive Director of the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute [http://gcrinstitute.org], a nonprofit think tank that Baum co-founded in 2011. His research focuses on risk and policy analysis of catastrophes that could destroy human civilization, such as global warming, nuclear war, and runaway artificial intelligence. Baum received a Ph.D. in Geography from Pennsylvania State University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions. Follow him on Twitter @SethBaum [http://twitter.com/sethbaum] and Facebook @sdbaum [http://www.facebook.com/sdbaum].