Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Founding Director and Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Co-Director and Professor, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Society
Co-Leader, Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
School of Politics and Global Studies
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603
Dr. Guston is professor of political science and co-director of the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. He is Principal Investigator and Director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University. CNS-ASU is a National Science Foundation-funded Nano-scale Science and Engineering Center (NSF # 0531194; $6.2M over five years) dedicated to studying the societal implications of nanoscale science and engineering research and improving the societal outcomes of nanotechnologies through enhancing the societal capacity to understand and make informed choices. He teaches course in governing emerging technologies, policy process and public policy.
PhD, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
AB, Technology and Society (with Honors), Yale University, 1987
Wender, B., R. W. Foley, D. H. Guston, T. P. Seager and A. D. Wiek. 2013. Anticipatory governance and anticipatory life-cycle assessment of single wall carbon nanotube anode lithium ion batteries. Journal of Nanotechnology Law and Business 9(3):201-216. (link )
Wiek, A. D., R. W. Foley and D. H. Guston. 2012. Nanotechnology for sustainability—what are the opportunities and what are the limitations?. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 14:1093-1112.
Scheufele, D. A., E. A. Corley, S. Dunwoody, T. Shih, E. Hillback and D. H. Guston. 2007. Scientists worry about some risks more than the public. Nature Nanotechnology 2(12):732-734. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2007.392. (link )
Barben, D. and I. Bennett. 2010. The glossary. Pp. 803-810 In: Guston, D. H. ed., Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society. Vol 2. Sage Publications, Inc.
Corley, E. A. 2010. Scientists' attitudes toward nano. Pp. 704-706 In: Guston, D. H. ed., Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society. Sage Publications.