Dr. Michael Gough

Posted in: Environment/Transportation Policy, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial

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6404 East Halbert Road
Bethesda MD
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Retired as director of science and risk studies at Cato Institute in 1999.
Currently focusing on replacing assumption-based risk assessment practices with scientifically sound methods, promoting biotechnology and other advances in agriculture as means to preserve biodiversity and restoring the credibility of science as a method of obtaining knowledge.

Academic Background

B.A.: Grinnell College (Biology).
Ph.D.: Brown University (Biology).

Publications or Presentations

Dioxin, Agent Orange (New York, N.Y.: Plenum Press, 1986).
Co-editor, Readings in Risk (Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990).
Co-author, Silencing Science (Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute, 1999).

Issue Specialities

Risk, regulations, scientific method, risk assessment, biotechnology, environment, environmental risk analysis, pollution, science and public policy, biodiversity, Agent Orange, dioxin.

Calvert Index

Environment/Transportation Policy