Katina Michael is a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. She has held visiting academic appointments at Wollongong University Nanjing University, the University of Southampton and has taught at the Singapore Institute of Management. She has published six edited books, as well as co-authored "Innovative Automatic Identification and 'Location Based Services: from Bar Codes to Chip Implants' and "Surveillance: Social Implications". She researches predominantly in the area of emerging technologies and has secondary interests in technologies used for national security and their corresponding social implications. In 2017, Michael was awarded the Brian M. O’Connell Distinguished Service Award from the Society for the Social Implications of Technology.