Lecturer, Globalisation Studies, Victoria University

Dr Jose Ramos is director of Action Foresight, a Melbourne-based business that focuses on bridging transformational futures with present-day action.

He has taught foresight, public policy and social innovation at a number of universities, including at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Swinburne University of Technology, and the University of Sunshine Coast.

He is senior consulting editor for the Journal of Future Studies, and has over 50 publications spanning economic, cultural and political change. He lectures in globalisation at Victoria University.

Experience

  • 2008–present
    Lecturer, Victoria University
  • 2016–2017
    Adjunct associate, Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing, Victoria University
  • 2012–2012
    Assistant lecturer, National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan See School of Public Policy

Education

  • 2010 
    Queensland University of Technology, Ph.D.
  • 2004 
    Swinburne University of Technology , M.S.
  • 1994 
    University of California at Irvine, B.A.

Publications

  • 2017
    Cosmo-localization and Leadership for the Future, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2016
    P2P and Planetary Futures, Critical Posthumanism and Planetary Futures
  • 2016
    Linking Foresight and Action: Toward a Futures Action Research, The Palgrave International Handbook of Action Research
  • 2016
    The structural, the post structural and the commons: meta-networking for systemic change, Doing Critical Social Work
  • 2015
    The Inner Game of Futures, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2015
    The Wrath of Gaia vs. the Second Coming of Science: Beyond Interstellar’s Dualistic Narrative,, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2015
    Liquid democracy and the futures of governance, The Future Internet: Alternative Visions
  • 2014
    Transcendence of a method: the story of causal layered analysis, The Causal Layered Analysis Reader, Vol. 2
  • 2014
    Anticipatory Governance: Traditions and Trajectories for Strategic Design, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2014
    Tools for alternate temporalities, Climate change, museum futures
  • 2013
    Mutant Futurists in the 21st Century, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2013
    Forging the synergy between anticipation and innovation, the Futures Action Model, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2013
    The futures of power in the network era, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2012
    La innovación anticipadora a través del proceso del World Social Forum
 [Foro Social Mundial], Prospectiva e Innovación
  • 2012
    Foresight in a network era: peer-producing alternative futures, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2010
    Alternative Futures of Globalisation: A Socio-Ecological Study of the World Social Forum Process, P.h.D. Thesis Dissertation, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2009
    A Challenging Conversation on Integral Futures: Embodied Foresight & Trialogues, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2009
    Movements toward holism in futures inquiry, Futures
  • 2008
    Foresight, Social Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Some Issues for Education, The history and future of social innovation conference, The Hawke Centre,
  • 2007
    Conceptualising Agency Through the World Social Forum Process: A layered analysis of alternative globalisation, Community Development in a Global Risk Society conference, Deakin University Conference Proceedings
  • 2006
    Empowering entrepreneurship through foresight and innovation: Developing a theoretical framework for empowerment in enterprise programs, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship
  • 2006
    Toward a politics of possibility: Charting shifts in utopian imagination through the World Social Forum Process, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2006
    Consciousness, culture and the communication of foresight, Futures
  • 2006
    Dimensions in the confluence of futures studies and action research, Futures
  • 2005
    Memories and methods: conversations with Ashis Nandy, Ziauddin Sardar and Richard Slaughter, Futures
  • 2005
    Futures Education as Temporal Conscientisation, Social Alternatives
  • 2005
    Youth and WFSF: a generational approach, Futures
  • 2005
    Global futures studies: evolving foundations of a meta-discourse, Futures
  • 2004
    The Mumbai World Social Forum: alternative futures from the grassroots, Journal of Futures Studies
  • 2004
    Metascanning foresight in Australia: a review of practitioners and organizations, Australian Foresight Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2004
    Deep Participation and Causal Layered Analysis, CLA Reader
  • 2003
    From Critique to Cultural Renewal: Critical Futures Studies and Causal Layered Analysis, Australian Foresight Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2002
    Action Research as Foresight Methodology, Journal of Futures Studies

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Professional Futurists