Researcher biography

Sarah Hartley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Exeter where she researches science and technology governance. She is a qualitative social scientist studying efforts to open up governance to new actors through case studies involving global health, sustainable agriculture and conservation. Current research explores the governance of gene drive technology and has she has several projects funded by the British Academy and Wellcome exploring collaboration in gene drive development and risk governance in Africa, North America, Australia and Europe. She collaborates with Pedro Fidelman on projects investigating gene drive governance for conservation. She publishes in a wide variety of journals including Environmental Science and Policy; Social Science and Medicine; Science; Journal of European Public Policy; Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences; Science, Technology, & Human Values; and the Malaria Journal. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Responsible Innovation (ranked 3/55 in Ethics and 2/48 in History & Philosophy of Science) and has a PhD in Politics and Environmental Studies (University of Toronto).