Cynthia Selin

Director, Center for the Study of Futures, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

Cynthia Selin is an associate professor at Arizona State University in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the School of Sustainability. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where she teaches in the Oxford Scenarios Program. Cynthia explores how the future serves as a conceptual and concrete resource to make sense of the uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity of socio-technical change. By combining qualitative social science research with cutting edge experimental practice, her work advances scholarly understandings of anticipation and invents new approaches to cultivating foresight.