Amy Fletcher

Amy Fletcher (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations at The University of Canterbury), specializes in science, technology and environmental policy. 

Prior to taking up a Lecturer’s position at Canterbury in 2000, she worked in the United States Congress as a legislative assistant on telecommunications and technology issues.  She is an Associate Editor for Politics and Life Sciences Journal (Cambridge University Press) and an expert panel member with TechCast Global (based in Washington, DC), and has been an invited speaker on technology and society issues.  

She is the lead academic on the recently launched Futures Studies Research Network at Canterbury, which focuses on interdisciplinary research related to anticipatory governance of emerging technologies.  Her current research focuses on the social and policy implications of exponential technological change and the workforce.