Seth Stein

Credit: Seth Stein

Stein — author of  “Playing Against Nature: Integrating Science and Economics to Mitigate Natural Hazards in an Uncertain World” (American Geophysical Union/Wiley-Blackwell, 2014) — is the Deering Professor of Geological Sciences at Northwestern University, where his research interests include plate tectonics, earthquake seismology, earthquake hazards and space geodesy. The views expressed are his own.