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Shawn Lawrence Otto
Political advisor, writer, novelist, filmmaker, science advocate
Shawn Otto is a political advisor, novelist, filmmaker, science advocate, and social entrepreneur. His upcoming nonfiction book, The War on Science, can be ordered now. His new novel, Sins of Our Fathers is a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. He is co-founder of sciencedebate.org, which works to get politicians to debate the key science issues. He is recipient of the IEEE-USA National Distinguished Public Service Award "for elevating science and technology in the national dialogue." He is also the writer/co-producer of the Academy-Award-nominated DreamWorks movie House of Sand and Fog. @ShawnOtto Find Shawn on Facebook