Seth Shulman

SETH SHULMAN has worked for 25 years as a writer and editor specializing in issues in science, technology and the environment. A graduate of Harvard University, he has written several books and hundreds of articles for magazines including Smithsonian, The Atlantic, Parade, Discover, Rolling Stone, The Progressive, and Time, and for newspapers including the Times of London, The Boston Globe, and The Los Angeles Times. From 1988 through 1991 he served as Boston Correspondent for the British science journal Nature, and from 1993 to 2004 as a Contributing Writer for Technology Review where, from 2001-2003, he wrote a monthly column on innovation and intellectual property. For the 2004-2005 academic year, he was the first-ever Dibner Science Writer Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Prior to his appointment at MIT, Shulman earned worldwide headlines as the lead investigator and author of two reports issued by the Union of Concerned Scientists that charged the George W. Bush administration with a misuse of science and lack of scientific integrity in policymaking.