UNESCO CHAIR, TAMKANG, USIM, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST
Professor Sohail Inayatullah is the first Unesco Chair in Futures Studies held at USIM, Malaysia. He is a political scientist/futurist at Tamkang University, Taiwan and the University of the Sunshine Coast. He is also an associate at Melbourne Business School, the University of Melbourne and is the Director of Metafuture.org, an international think-tank focused on creating alternative and preferred futures. Professor Inayatullah has authored/edited thirty books, journal special issues and cdroms and over 350 journal articles and book chapters as well contributed to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Peace, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The Macmillan Encyclopedia of the Future and the Unesco Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems.