Daniel Sarewitz

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Science and Society, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes

Arizona State University
School of Life Sciences
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603
USA
480-727-8787
Email: Daniel.Sarewitz@asu.edu

Biography

Dr. Sarewitz's work focuses on understanding the connections between scientific research and social benefit, and on developing methods and policies to strengthen such connections. He directs the Washington, DC office of the ASU Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, and has worked on Capitol Hill as a Congressional Science Fellow and as science consultant to the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, where he was also principal speech writer for Committee Chairman George E. Brown, Jr. Dr. Sarewitz teaches courses on decision making and uncertainty, and U.S. science and technology policy.

Expertise

uncertainty; scientific controversies; governance of technology; social outcomes; science policy; technology policy; decisionmaking; emerging technologies; environmental policy

Education

    Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Cornell University, 1986

    M.S., Geology, Oregon State University, 1983

    B.S., Haverford College, 1978

Journal Articles

2014

Miller, T. R., A. D. Wiek, D. Sarewitz, L. Olsson, D. Kriebel and D. Loorbach. 2014. The future of sustainability science: A solutions-oriented agenda. Sustainability Science 9(2):239-246. DOI: 10.1007/s11625-013-0224-6. (link)

Posters

2007

Neff, M. W., N. B. Chhetri, D. Sarewitz, L. Hidinger, M. O Shea, A. Buttar and U. Chong. 2007. Will Phoenix have sufficient water: A workshop to assess stressors on an urban water system. Poster presented at the February 17, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, CA. (link)

2006

Chhetri, N. B., M. W. Neff, L. Hidinger and D. Sarewitz. 2006. Sensitivity analysis: Role of human-induced stressors in increasing the vulnerability of water resources in Phoenix metropolitan region. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

Chhetri, N. B., M. W. Neff, L. Hidinger and D. Sarewitz. 2006. Sensitivity analysis: Role of human induced stressors in increasing the vulnerability of water resources in Phoenix meteropolitan region. Poster presented at the 6-11 August 2006 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Memphis, TN.

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