James Blodgett, M.A, M.B.A., M.S.
James Blodgett, M.A. (sociology), M.B.A., M.S. (statistics), was
principal author of Lifeboat’s response to DARPA’s 100 Year Starship
RFP while Chair of Lifeboat Foundation’s Grantsmanship Committee.
James is Coordinator of the Global Risk Reduction Special Interest Group in American Mensa. He gave talks on global risk at four American Mensa Annual Gatherings, at a Global General Gathering of the Triple Nine Society, and at a Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. He has published papers relevant to Lifeboat concerns in World Future Review and in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. 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 several 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.