Sarah Hartley

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Sarah Hartley

Previous Visiting Professor


Sarah Hartley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Exeter Business School 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 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 publishes in a wide variety of journals including Environmental Science and Policy, Social Science and Medicine, Science, Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, Science, Technology, & Human Values, and Journal of European Public Policy. 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).

IRES Visiting Professor Term: Jan 2022 to Aug 2022.