Cullen discusses promising options for law students and lawyers to do good from an effective altruism perspective. His talk draws on experience from the AI policy field; the founding of the Legal Priorities Project; and informal discussions with other lawyers on how to do the most good.
Cullen O'Keefe is a lawyer and policy researcher interested in improving the governance of artificial intelligence using the principles of Effective Altruism. In May 2019, he received a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. he currently works as Associate Counsel for Policy & Governance at OpenAI.
Cullen is also a Research Affiliate with the Centre for the Governance of AI at the Future of Humanity Institute; Founding Advisor and Research Affiliate at the Legal Priorities Project; and a VP at the O’Keefe Family Foundation.
His research focuses on the law, policy, and governance of advanced artificial intelligence. To learn more, visit his personal website, cullenokeefe.com.
Effective Altruism is a social movement dedicated to finding ways to do the most good possible, whether through charitable donations, career choices, or volunteer projects. EA Global conferences are gatherings for EAs to meet. You can also listen to this talk along with its accompanying video on YouTube.