The School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) at Arizona State University is dedicated to research, training and outreach on the societal aspects emerging technologies. Its work is motivated by a vision of the anticipatory governance of these technologies through building capacities for foresight, public engagement, and socio-technical integration.
VIRI Director David H. Guston is professor of politics and global studies and director of The School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University.
Dr. Erik Fisher
Futurescape City Tours (Phoenix)
CNS-ASU gala event
Nano around the world game
National Citizens Technology Forum
Dr. David Guston at S.NET
Communities of Integration
Science Outside the Lab
Winter School 2015
Selected RRI Publications
Guston, David H. 2014. "Understanding Anticipatory Governance." Social Studies of Science, 44 (2): 219-43.
Guston, David H., Erik Fisher, Armin Grunwald, Richard Owen, Tsjalling Swierstra, and Simone van der Burg. 2014. "Responsible Innovation: Motivations for a Journal." Journal of Responsible Innovation 1 (1): 1-8.
Guston, David H. 2013. “'Daddy, Can I Have a Puddle Gator?': Creativity, Anticipation, and Responsible Innovation.” In Responsible Innovation: Concepts and Practice, eds. Richard Owen, John Bessant, and Maggy Heintz. London: Wiley, 109-18.
Guston, David H. 2012. "The Pumpkin or the Tiger? Michael Polanyi, Frederick Soddy, and Anticipating Emerging Technologies." Minerva, Special 50th Anniversary Issue 50 (3): 363-79.
Guston, David H. 2004. "CRIs in the Wilderness: Toward Centers for Responsible Innovation in the Commercialized Academy." In Buying in or Selling Out: The Commercialization of the American Research University, ed. D. Stein. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, pp. 161-174.