Dr. Margaret Hinrichs is an Asisstant Research Professor in the School of Complex Adaptive Systems. She studies the inclusion of diverse communities and stakeholder organizations in decision making processes, particularly through the use of data informatics and models as boundary objects. Her research leads to recommendations for harnessing the natural complexity of diverse groups and interests for inclusive, community-centered convergence research.
Dr. Hinrichs is an Academic Enterprise Scholar in the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience and a Senior Global Futures Scientist in the Global Futures Laboratory. She is also a co-editor of the Knowledge Exchange Playbook to Build Resilience.
Ph.D. Organizational Communication, Arizona State University 2016
M.A. Communication, Saint Louis University 2012
B.J. Journalism, University of Missouri 2010
Hinrichs, M. M., Seager, T. P., Tracy, S. J., & Hannah, M.A. (2017). Innovation in the knowledge age: Implications for collaborative science. Environment, Systems and Decisions, 37, 144-155.
Tracy, S.J., & Hinrichs, M.M. (2018). Phronetic iterative data analysis. The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. ICA/Wiley-Blackwell: West Sussex, UK.
Tracy, S.J., & Hinrichs, M.M. (2018). Big tent criteria for qualitative quality. The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. ICA/Wiley-Blackwell: West Sussex, UK.
Seager, T.P., & Hinrichs, M.M. (2017). Technology and science: Innovation at the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology. Environment, Systems and Decisions, 37, 105-107.
Collaborative Decision Making