Edward Hackett
Vice Provost for Research and Professor in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management , Brandeis University
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Edward J. Hackett, vice provost for research and professor in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, is responsible for the Office of Research Administration, Office of Technology Licensing, and the Foster Lab (which cares for animal subjects used in research). From 1997 to 2015 he was a professor in Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change, with appointments in the School of Sustainability, School of Life Sciences, and Consortium for Science Policy & Outcomes. He was a founding member of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1984 to 1998). As an NSF rotator, he directed the Division of Social and Economic Sciences (2006 to 2008) and the Science and Technology Studies program (1996 to 1998). He was lead editor of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (MIT Press, 2008) and has been editor of Science, Technology, & Human Values since 2012.

 

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