Christopher Hayter

Assistant Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720
Assistant Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720
Assistant Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720
Senior Sustainability Scholar
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720

Biography

Christopher Hayter is an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs and director of the Center for Organization Research and Design's technology transfer and entrepreneurship research program in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. He is also affiliated with the ASU Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Studies (C-STEPS) and is a senior sustainability scholar with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. His research interests include entrepreneurship, technology policy and organization of higher education and science. 

Prior to joining ASU, Hayter served as executive director of the Policy Evaluation and Transformation Group at the New York Academy of Sciences where he lead the academy’s work in program evaluation, higher education and science policy, organizational restructuring and strategic planning, and entrepreneurship research. He was also executive director of the Academy’s Scientist Without Borders program, an online platform for generating, sharing, and advancing innovative science and technology-based solutions to the world`s most pressing global development challenges.

Hayter has nearly 15 years of experience managing complex science and innovation policy projects at organizations such as National Governors Association, Council on Competitiveness, National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP). He also worked for five years in the private sector establishing and managing new resort ventures for a large hospitality company. Prior to joining the Academy, he served as visiting lecturer of public policy at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Public Policy, George Washington University 2010
  • M.A. International Science and Technology Policy (Economic Development), George Washington University 2002
  • B.S. Public Policy; minor: Industrial Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1996

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Research Interests

  • entrepreneurship
  • technology policy
  • organization of higher education and science

Publications

  • C.S. Hayter. Fostering the success of university spinoffs: Toward an agenda for regional growth. Economic Development Quarterly (2015).
  • C.S. Hayter and A.N. Link. On the economic impact of university proof of concept centers. Journal of Technology Transfer (2015).
  • C.S. Hayter and A.N. Link. University Proof of Concept Centers. ISSUES in Science and Technology (2015).
  • V.G.R. Chandran, C.S. Hayter*, and D.R. Strong. Personal strategic alliances: Enhancing the scientific and technological contributions of university faculty in Malaysia. Economics of Innovation and New Technology (2015).

Research Activity

  • Hayter,Christopher*. Emperical Analysis of Federal Labratory Technoloy Transfer. RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST(2/1/2016 - 1/31/2018).

Courses

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 525Public Entrepreneurship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 494Special Topics
PAF 505Public Policy Analysis
PAF 525Public Entrepreneurship
PAF 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 504Microecon of Public Policy I
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 509Public Affairs Capstone
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 350Intro Science & Tech Policy
PAF 504Microecon of Public Policy I
PAF 591Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 509Public Affairs Capstone
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 509Public Affairs Capstone
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar

Service

  • CORD, Director, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship (2015 - 2016)
  • Economics Faculty Hiring Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee, Committee Member (2015 - 2016)
  • Graduate Studies Committee, Committee Member (2014 - 2015)