Stephen M. Maurer is adjunct emeritus professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy. His research interests include innovation, drug discovery incentives, open source, and WMD terrorism. Maurer is author of Self-Governance in Science (Cambridge Press 2017) and the editor and co-author of WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices (MIT Press 2009) and On the Shoulders of Giants: Colleagues Remember Suzanne Scotchmer's Contributions to Economics, (Cambridge Press 2017). He has written extensively on scientific databases, private/academic partnerships, patents, antitrust, open source, synthetic biology, and drug discovery for diseases of the developing world. His work has appeared in Nature, Science, Economica, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and other leading journals.