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Nicholas Weller

Postdoctoral Research Associate, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University


Nicholas Weller is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) at Arizona State University (ASU). Through his work, he promotes engagement among scientists, public audiences, policy makers, and cultural organizations. He conducts this work in service of creating a just, free, and sustainable future. He studies the use of deliberative public forums to capture public values and shape science and policy on uncertain, contested, and technical topics. Currently, he works with ASU’s Center for Innovation in Informal STEM Learning (CIISL) to help professionals at museums and other cultural organizations develop sustainability-related programs. He also works with ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO) to better link science with public values.

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Weller, Nicholas, Govani M. and Farooque M. 2022. Public Value Evidence for Public Value Outcomes: Integrating Public Values into Federal Policymaking. Day One Project, United States.

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Sittenfeld, D., Farooque, M., Helmuth, B., Benson, S., Hostetler, E., Choi, F., Weller, N., Nickerson, C., Todd, K. and Cavalier, D. 2022. "Citizen Science, Civics, and Resilient Communities: Informing Community Resilience Policies Through Local Knowledge, Community Values, and Community-Generated Data." Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 7(1): 33.

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Weller, Nicholas and Govani, Michelle Sullivan 2018. Prop 127: Mapping Arizona’s Energy Future. Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes.