Dr. Heather Ross

Dr. Heather Ross

Dr. Heather Ross holds a joint appointment as clinical associate professor at Arizona State University's School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She is also a senior global futures scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory and a faculty affiliate in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change along with the Barrett Honors College.


Shelters can help homeless people by providing quiet and privacy, not just a bunk and a meal

By: and - September 19, 2023

The city of Phoenix set heat records in summer 2023, with high temperatures that topped 110 degrees Fahrenheit for 31 consecutive days and at least 54 days in total. In such conditions, providing basic services – including cool spaces – for people experiencing homelessness is lifesaving. In 2022, 420 people – many of them unsheltered […]