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Leah Kaplan

PhD Candidate, George Washington University

Former Program Specialist, CSPO-DC


Leah Kaplan is a former program specialist with the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes in DC. Her primary focus was supporting the Consortium’s work on Participatory Technology Assessment (pTA), aiming to incorporate public values and perspectives into critical science and technology decisions. She helped coordinate the Consortium’s current project “Our Driverless Futures”, involving large-scale citizens consultations in the United States, Europe, and Asia on the future of driverless mobility and CSPO’s project on Democratic Governance of Solar Geoengineering Research.

Leah is currently a PhD candidate at George Washington University.

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Kaplan, Leah, Farooque, Mahmud, Sarewitz, Daniel and Tomblin, David. 2021. "Designing Participatory Technology Assessments: A Reflexive Method for Advancing the Public Role in Science Policy Decision-making." Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 171: 120974.

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Kaplan, Leah, John Nelson, David Tomblin, Mahmud Farooque, Jason Lloyd, Mark Neff, Bjørn Bedsted, and Dan Sarewitz 2019. Cooling a Warming Planet? Public Forums on Climate Intervention Research.

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Kaplan, Leah. 2019. Our Driverless Futures: Community Forums on Automated Mobility. Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes.