Molly Elgin is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Stanford University in International Policy Studies, and she received a B.A. in political economy summa cum laude from Tulane University in 2004. Before coauthoring this paper, she was a research assistant for Dr. Sigrid Fry-Revere, whom she assisted in research for an article on legal trends in bioethics, published in the Journal of Clinical Ethics in 2007. Prior to her work
for Fry-Revere, Ms. Elgin worked as a research assistant for the book Meltdown: the Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media (Cato 2004) by Patrick J. Michaels.