Edward Hackett

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Associate Director, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Arizona State University
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
PO Box 872402
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
USA
480-965-6561
Email: ehackett@asu.edu

Biography

Dr. Hackett's research focuses on how the social organization and conduct of science influence the knowledge that is produced. He has written about collaboration, leadership, peer review, environmental justice, and other topics. At the National Science Foundation he has directed the Division of Social and Economic Sciences (2006-08) and the Science and Technology Studies Program (1996-98). Dr. Hackett teaches courses on inequality and sustainability (from a global perspective), technology and society, social dimensions of science (grad) and research design and methodology (grad).

Expertise

human environment interaction; risk and hazards; social organization; group dynamics; Science technology and society; research organization; science policy

Education

    Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University, 1979

    B.A., Social Relation, Colgate University, 1973

Journal Articles

2012

Parker, J. N. and E. J. Hackett. 2012. Hot spots and hot moments in scientific collaborations and social movements. American Sociological Review 77(1):21-44.

2011

Hackett, E. J. and D. R. Rhoten. 2011. Engaged, embedded, enjoined: Science and technology studies in the National Science Foundation. Science and Engineering Ethics 17(4):823-838. (link)

2009

Carpenter, S. R., E. V. Armbrust, P. W. Arzberger, F. S. Chapin III, J. J. Elser, E. J. Hackett, P. M. Kareiva, M. A. Leibold, P. Lundberg, M. Mangel, N. Merchant, W. W. Murdoch, M. A. Palmer, D. P. Peters, S. T. Pickett, K. K. Smith, D. H. Wall and A. S. Zimmerman. 2009. Accelerate synthesis in ecology and environmental sciences. BioScience 59(8):699-701. (link)

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Books

2008

Hackett, E. J., O. Amsterdamska, M. Lynch and J. Wajcman eds. 2008. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Third Edition. MIT Press.

1990

Chubin, D. E. and E. J. Hackett. 1990. Peerless Science: Peer Review and U.S. Science Policy. State University of New York.

Book Chapters

In Press

Bolin, B., S. Grineski and E. J. Hackett. Environmental injustice in the urban Southwest: A case study of Phoenix, Arizona. In: Malloy, , F. Brock, A. Floyd, E. Livingston and R. Webb eds., Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development. Taylor and Frances.

2011

Hackett, E. J. 2011. Possible dreams: Research technologies and the transformation of the human sciences. In: Hesse-Biber, S. ed., The Handbook of Emergent Technolgies in Social Research. Oxford University Press.

Hackett, E. J. and J. N. Parker. 2011. Leadership of scientific research groups. In: Bainbridge, W. S. ed., Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook. Sage Publications.

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Posters

2003

Bolin, B., J. Smith, E. J. Hackett, S. Grineski, T. W. Collins, N. Vuppaladadium and J. J. Kronenfeld. 2003. Toxic tracts: A historical geography of environmental inequality in Phoenix, Arizona. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

Harlan, S. L., B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, D. Hope, A. Kirby, L. Larsen, A. Nelson, T. R. Rex, S. Wolf and T. Jones. 2003. Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

2002

Bolin, B., A. J. Brazel, T. W. Collins, S. Grineski, E. J. Hackett and M. O'Donnell. 2002. Community-based research: Environmental conditions, human health, and the quality of life. Poster presented at the January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link)

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Presentations

2012

Hackett, E. J. 2012. Science for a global society: Synthesis in research collaboration. Presentation at the 16-20 February 2012, American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

2003

Kirby, A., S. L. Harlan, B. Bolin, E. J. Hackett, L. Larsen, T. R. Rex and S. Wolf. 2003. Building walls, building community? A preliminary examination of common-interest neighborhoods in Phoenix. Presented at the June 2003 second annual Hawaiian International Conference in Social Sciences.

2001

Bolin, B., A. Nelson, C. S. Smith, E. J. Hackett, K. D. Pijawka, E. Sadalla, M. O'Donnell, S. Grineski, T. W. Collins and D. Sicotte. 2001. Environmental equity in Phoenix, Arizona: The spatial distributions of hazardous facilities and vulnerable populations. Paper presented at 29-31 October 2001 Annual Federal State Toxicology and Risk Analysis Committee Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

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Reports

2003

Harlan, S. L., L. Larsen, T. R. Rex, S. Wolf, E. J. Hackett, A. Kirby, B. Bolin, A. Nelson and D. Hope. 2003. The Phoenix Area Social Survey: Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University.. Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Contribution Series 2. (link)

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