Gretchen Gano is the ISSR Grants Development Social Scientist. In this capacity, she works with the ISSR director to set a grant-seeking agenda designed to meet strategic goals; develop relationships with external funding agencies; monitor and advise on grant development trends and strategy; and position ISSR to respond to anticipated funding needs and opportunities.
Gretchen is a current Research Fellow and the former Associate Director of Research at the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society at the University of California Berkeley. She received her PhD in the Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology and has coordinated research and outreach in the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS-ASU) and the Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. Gano is active in the Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) Network. ECAST is a U.S. network of policy research institutions, universities, and science museums working together to foster the development of balanced, nonpartisan technology assessment and related public engagement activities.
Gano, Gretchen. “Starting with Universe: Buckminster Fuller’s Design Science Now.” Futures. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016328714002055 (January 15, 2015).
Title: Grants Development Social Scientist