Julius has a background in disaster law, environmental law, nuclear law and Japanese law, especially with regard to technology policy, risk governance, and crisis management. From 2013 to 2019, he was an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at Darwin College. As a Research Associate at CSER since 2016, he worked on the project “Responsible Innovation and Extreme Technological Risk” under the direction of Professor Lord Martin Rees. His work was supported by the Templeton World Charity Foundation as part of the project Managing Extreme Technological Risk.
From 2019 to 2020, Julius was a Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. In 2020, he was appointed Junior Professor of East Asian Law and Director of the Department of Japanese Law at Hagen University, Germany.
Accumulating evidence using crowdsourcing and machine learning: a living bibliography about existential risk and global catastrophic risk
Peer-reviewed paper by Gorm Shackelford, Luke Kemp, Catherine Rhodes, Lalitha Sundaram, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, S. J. Beard, Haydn Belfield, Julius Weitzdörfer, Shahar Avin, Dag Sørebø, Elliot M. Jones, John B. Hume, David Price, David Pyle, Daniel Hurt, Theodore Stone, Harry Watkins, Lydia Collas, William Sutherland