G. Pascal Zachary
Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017
About G. Pascal Zachary
G. ("Gregg") Pascal Zachary is the author of five books, including a memoir, Married to Africa; a global study of multiculturalism entitled The Diversity Advantage; and Showstopper, on the creation of a software program. His 1997 biography, Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century, was described by The New York Times as "deeply informed" and as "definitive" by Britain's New Scientist. At ASU. Zachary teaches a "Masters of Nonfiction" course and is a professor of practice in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society. He is affiliate faculty in the English and History departments and in the Honors College. Over four decades, Zachary has published hundreds of essays, reviews and "long form" reports, including studies of the lives of hunter-gatherers in Borneo, subsistence farmers in Uganda, neo-Stalnists in Moldova, American fortune-seekers in China, AIDS sufferers in Botswana, and computer hackers in Ghana. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones, Spectrum, Atlantic.com, Alternet and many other publications.