James Blodgett, M.A, M.B.A., M.S.James Blodgett, M.A. (sociology), M.B.A., M.S. (statistics), is Chair of Lifeboat Foundation’s Grantsmanship Committee. He was principal author of Lifeboat’s response to DARPA’s 100 Year Starship RFP. While working for New York State, he helped training directors at over 30 facilities submit and implement 671 training grants. His article, “Helping Community Organizations Apply For Grants,” was featured on the cover of Independent Banker.
James is Coordinator of the Global Risk Reduction Special Interest Group in American Mensa. He gave talks on global risk at three American Mensa Annual Gatherings, at a Global General Gathering of the Triple Nine Society, and at a Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. He was part of a group that persuaded CERN to do a second safety study.
James has produced and conducted training programs, taught courses in statistics, economics, and sociology at several colleges, published articles on computer topics, and self-published cartoons and poems. His computer programs and interface protocols for handicapped persons who interface with a computer by means of a single switch were featured on the cover of Communication Outlook and won first place in the Council for Exceptional Children National Software Search, Physically Handicapped Division.