Professor Sohail Inayatullah, a political scientist, is at Tamkang University, Taipei (Graduate Institute of Futures Studies); Associate, Mt Eliza Executive Education, Melbourne Business School; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, Macquarie University, Sydney; and Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast (Faculty of Social Sciences and the Arts).
Professor Inayatullah is a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation and the World Academy of Art and Science and on the International Advisory Council of the World Future Society, the Darwin Project, and the Lifeboat Foundation. He is a benefactor of the VegClimate Alliance.org.
In 2010, he was awarded the “Laurel” award for all-time best futurist by the Shaping Tomorrow Foresight Network. In March 2011, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. In 1999, Dr. Inayatullah held the UNESCO Chair at the Centre for European Studies, University of Trier, Trier, Germany and the Tamkang Chair in Futures Studies at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan. He was also David Sutton Fellow at the International Management Centres Association in 1999. From 1981 to 1991, he was senior policy analyst and planner with the Hawaii State Judiciary, where he coordinated the Court’s Foresight Program.
He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Futures Studies and on the editorial boards of Futures, Prout Journal, Peace and Democracy in South Asia, and Foresight. He is theme editor of ‘Globalization and World Systems’ for the UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. He has also contributed to the Macmillan Encyclopedia of the Future, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Peace.
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