Robin Hanson is an assistant professor of economics at George Mason University. In addition to economics, in 1997 Robin received a Ph.D. in social science from the California Institute of Technology, and later served as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy scholar at the University of California at Berkeley. In 1984, Robin received masters in physics and the philosophy of science from the University of Chicago.
Before his work in the fields of economics and social science, Robin did research in machine learning at the Lockheed Artificial Intelligence Center, worked as a consultant on hypertext publishing design at Xanadu Inc., and did research in Bayesian statistics at the NASA Ames Research Center.
In addition to his professional and academic experience, Dr. Hanson is also author to numerous articles--many of which can be found on his website.