Seth Baum

Executive Director, Global Catastrophic Risk Institute

Seth Baum is Executive Director of the think tank Global Catastrophic Risk Institute. He recently completed a Ph.D. in Geography at Pennsylvania State University and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions. Based in New York City, Baum's research covers a variety of topics including ethics, economics, climate change, nuclear war, and life in the universe.