Academics at Prescott College

Gretchen Gano, Ph.D.

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Gretchen Gano, Ph.D.
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Prescott, AZ 86301
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Education

Education

Ph.D.   Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, Arizona State University 

M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science, Rutgers University

M.P.P. Public Policy / Science and Technology Policy, Rutgers University

B.A.     English, Warren Wilson College

Publications

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

2017               

Tomblin, David, Zachary Pirtle, Mahmud Farooque, David Sittenfeld, Erin Mahoney, Rick Worthington, Gretchen Gano, Michele Gates, Ira Bennett, Jason Kessler, Amy Kaminski, Jason Lloyd & David Guston. 2017. “Integrating Public Deliberation into Engineering Systems: Participatory Technology Assessment of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission.” Astropolitics 15(2): 141–66. 

2016               

Selin, Cynthia, Kelly Rawlings, Kathryn de Ridder-Vignone, Gretchen Gano, Jathan Sadowski, Carlo Altamirano, Sarah Davies, Mindy Kimball, and David Guston, “Experiments in Engagement: Designing PEST for Capacity-Building,” Public Understanding of Science, 1-16, http://doi.org/10.1177/0963662515620970

2015               

Starting with Universe: Buckminster Fuller's Design Science Now, Futures, 70, 3, 56-64

2013               

Davies, Sarah R., Cynthia Selin, Gretchen Gano, and Ângela Guimarães Pereira. 2013. “Finding Futures: A Spatio-Visual Experiment In Participatory Engagement,” Leonardo 46(1): 76–77

2012               

Davies, Sarah R., Cynthia Selin, Gretchen Gano, and Ângela Guimarães Pereira, “Citizen Engagement and Urban Change: Three Case Studies of Material Deliberation,” Cities 29(6): 351–57

Cobb, Michael, and Gretchen Gano, “Evaluating Structured Deliberations about Emerging Technologies: Post-Process Participant Evaluation,” International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society 10: 96–110

2007               

Gano, G. L., Crowley, J. E., & Guston, D, “"Shielding" the knowledge transfer process in human service research,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, January 2007, 17(1):39-60; DOI 10.1093/jopart/muj013

 

Edited Volumes

2015               

Gano, Gretchen, and David Sittenfeld, “Amplifying Deliberative Results to Access Policy Networks: The Role of Informal Science Education Institutions,” In Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation, eds. Mikko Rask and Richard Worthington

Selin, Cynthia, and Gretchen Gano, “Seeing Differently: Enticing Reflexivity through Mediating Participation in Futurescape City Tours,” In Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Action, eds. Aline Gubrium, Krista Harper, and Marty Otañez.

 

Conference Proceedings / Reports

2015               

Pirtle, Zachary, Mahmud Farooque, Gretchen Gano, David Guston, Amy Kaminski, Jason Kessler, Erin Mahoney, David Sittenfeld, David Tomblin, and Richard Worthington, The Public Informing Upstream Engineering: A Participatory Technology Assessment of NASA’s Asteroid Initiative. In AIAA SPACE 2015 Conference and Exposition (p. 4651).

Tomblin, David, Richard Worthington, Gretchen Gano, Mahmud Farooque, David Sittenfeld, and Jason Lloyd. 2015, Report: Informing NASA’s Asteroid Initiative: A Citizen’s Forum, Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) under NASA Cooperative Agreement / Grant Number: NNX14AF95A

2012               

Worthington, Richard, Darlene Cavalier, Mahmud Farooque, Gretchen Gano, Henry Geddes, Steven Sander, David Sittenfeld, David Tomblin, Report: Technology Assessment and Public Participation: From TA to pTA, Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Science and Technology Innovation Program

2009               

Haller, Megan K., Eric Welch, Mary Feeney, and Gretchen Gano, Report: Positioning the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement as a Leader in the Use of Technology to Enhance Collaborative Governance, Science, Technology and Environment Policy Lab, Graduate Program in Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago

Presentations

Presentations

Invited Talks

2017               

Adding the Citizen Voice: Participatory Socio-Scientific Policymaking, AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting Serving Science Through Science Policy, Boston, MA, February 16-20

2016               

Issues in Scientific Authority in Regulation, Workshop: Advancing Science for Policy Through Interdisciplinary Research in Regulation (ASPIRR), Berkeley, CA, September 15

Where are they now? Center for Nanotechnology in Society Gala Event, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 4

Building Civic Engagement with Biological Engineering, Communicating Synthetic Biology, AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting Global Science Engagement, Washington, D.C., February 11-15

2015               

Collecting Data on Participant Views and Values, Multi-site Public Engagement with Science – Synthetic Biology Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 20

Real Time Technology Assessment 3: Anticipation and Deliberation, Center for Nanotechnology in Society National Science Foundation Site Visit, Tempe, Arizona, May 7-8

Panels Organized

2017               

Building Science and Technology Studies Programs, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 30-September 2

2016               

Critical Data Studies Track, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, August 31-September 3

Translating CRISPR research to societal uses, CRISPR Technology Symposium: Responsible Discourse about Science & Bioethics, UC North Bioethics Collaboratory, UC Davis, Davis, CA, May 26

CNS-ASU archival project, Center for Nanotechnology in Society Gala Event, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 4

2015               

STS and the City II: Engagements and Interventions in Techno-Politics, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 11-14

2014               

Minority Report: The Fall and Rise of Critical Technology Studies, with Ben Brucato, Joint Meeting of Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (ESOCITE), Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 20-23

Papers

2015               

Space: the “First”, not “Final”, Frontier for participatory Technology Assessment, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 11-14

Mediation and Scenarios: Unpacking Power, Politics and Persuasion in Future-Oriented Inquiry, with Cynthia Selin, Ângela Guimarães Pereira, Sarah R Davies, First International Conference on Anticipation, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, November 5-7

A Novel Architecture for Anticipatory Risk Assessment of Emerging Biotechnologies: The Building with Biology Case, From Nanotechnologies to Emerging Technologies: Towards a Global Responsibility, Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.Net), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 18-21

The Public Informing Upstream Engineering: A Participatory Technology Assessment of NASA’s Asteroid Initiative, with Z Pirtle, M Farooque, G Gano, D Guston, A Kaminski, J Kessler, AIAA SPACE 2015 Conference and Exposition, 4651, Pasadena, California, August 31-September 2 

2014               

participatory Technology Assessment (pTA) as Technological Wayfinding, New Designs for Engagement: Theories and Practices of Material Deliberation Panel, Joint Meeting of Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (ESOCITE), Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 20-23

The Megamachine: Lewis Mumford’s Vision of Technological Society and Implications for (participatory) Technology Assessment, Social construction of technology coming of age: new challenges and opportunities ahead, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, June 3-5

Confronting the Future Pseudomorph: Materiality and Embodiment in Scenario Planning and Design, Oxford Futures Forum, Scenarios and Design, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, England, May 30-31