G. Pascal Zachary

G. Pascal Zachary is a professor of practice at Arizona State University's Consortium for Science Policy & Outcomes. He researches social, economic, and political aspects of science and technologies policies, in the United States and around the world, and is the author of Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century (MIT Press). He has a special interest in African affairs and writes the Africa Works blog. Zachary spent 13 years as a senior writer for the Wall Street Journal (1989–2001) and wrote the Ping column on innovation in the New York Times (2007–08).

Zachary is currently working on studies of urbanization and rural development in Africa, and a history of environmental science during the Cold War. He regularly publishes on international affairs, innovation, and Africa in the San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, the Milken Institute Review, and In These Times. His most recent book is Married to Africa, a memoir (Scribner, 2009).

Focus: Agriculture, Cities, Development, Economy, Environment, Innovation, Science, Technology, United States, Africa, Americas, Global


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