Erik Fisher

Arizona State University, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, USA

Erik Fisher is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society within the College of Global Futures, where he directs the Center for Responsible Innovation. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Responsible Innovation. Fisher studies the multi-level governance of emerging technologies from lab to legislature. He developed the interdisciplinary, collaborative approach of Socio-Technical Integration Research (STIR), which has been applied in dozens of organizations around the world to modulate technological trajectories and build human capacity. Fisher’s research has appeared in Research Policy; Science, Technology and Human Values; and Science and Public Policy among other scholarly outlets. Fisher has held visiting appointments at Delft Technical University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the University of Twente.