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A. Karim Ahmed is Deputy Director of Health, Environment and Development at the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C.--a policy research center on global environment and development issues. He is also Program Director of the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Georgetown University--an international forum for fostering interfaith communication between natural scientists and religious scholars. Previously, Ahmed served as Research Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York City and as Director of Research and Assessment at Science and Policy Associates in Washington, D.C. He received his B.Sc. in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Karachi, Pakistan and a Ph.D. in Physical Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota. He has served as an advisor and technical expert to national governments, international organizations, and multilateral agencies. He has published extensively in the areas of environmental health, risk analysis and public policy, theoretical physics/biology, and philosophy of science. His most recent paper, "Causality, Chaos and Consciousness: Steps Toward a Normative Cosmological Principle," will be appearing in the Fall 1998 issue of Process Studies.

 

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