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Sebastian Benthall

Sebastian Benthall

Research Fellow


Sebastian Benthall is a security scientist working at the intersection of computer science, economics, law, and philosophy. He is a Research Fellow for the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech and a Data Scientist for Ion Channel, a Washington, DC based cybersecurity company. Before becoming a scientist, Sebastian managed the development of spatial data infrastructure for global coordination around disaster risk reduction. He holds a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Brown University and is completing his PhD at UC Berkeley's School of Information. Sebastian's research focuses are algorithmic game theory, collective intelligence, economics of data and computation, information ethics, innovation policy, methodology and philosophy of information science, open science and software.

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