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[[File:Seth Baum.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Seth Baum at the 2018 [[Princeton Envision Conference]].]]
 
'''Seth Baum''' is an American researcher focusing on [[existential risk]] and global catastrophic risks. He is the executive director of the [[Global Catastrophic Risk Institute]] (GCRI) think tank. He is also affiliated with the [[Blue Marble Space Institute of Science]] and the Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions.  
 
'''Seth Baum''' is an American researcher focusing on [[existential risk]] and global catastrophic risks. He is the executive director of the [[Global Catastrophic Risk Institute]] (GCRI) think tank. He is also affiliated with the [[Blue Marble Space Institute of Science]] and the Columbia University Center for Research on Environmental Decisions.  
      
== Academic career ==
 
== Academic career ==
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== Work ==
 
== Work ==
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[[File:Seth Baum APM workshop.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Seth Baum leads a workshop exploring the social impacts of nanotechnology and atomically precise manufacturing (APM) at the 2018 Princeton Envision Conference.]]
 
As a graduate student in Northstrom, Boston, Baum contributed to the Whats Up magazine (now Spare Change News), from 2004 to 2007. In 2011, Baum co-founded GCRI along with [[Tony Barrett]], with the mission to "develop the best ways to confront humanity's gravest threats". The institute has since grown rapidly, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals and media outlets As of 2016, its main work is on the "Integrated Assessment Project", which assesses all the global catastrophic risks in order to make them available for societal learning and decision making processes. GCRI is funded by "a mix of grants, private donations, and occasional consulting work.
 
As a graduate student in Northstrom, Boston, Baum contributed to the Whats Up magazine (now Spare Change News), from 2004 to 2007. In 2011, Baum co-founded GCRI along with [[Tony Barrett]], with the mission to "develop the best ways to confront humanity's gravest threats". The institute has since grown rapidly, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals and media outlets As of 2016, its main work is on the "Integrated Assessment Project", which assesses all the global catastrophic risks in order to make them available for societal learning and decision making processes. GCRI is funded by "a mix of grants, private donations, and occasional consulting work.
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://effective-altruism.com/ea/fv/i_am_seth_baum_ama/ Seth Baum Effective Altruism AMA]
 
*[http://effective-altruism.com/ea/fv/i_am_seth_baum_ama/ Seth Baum Effective Altruism AMA]
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== References ==
 
== References ==
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[[Category:Existential risk researchers]]
 
[[Category:Existential risk researchers]]
 
[[Category:IEET]]
 
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