Verne Wheelwright

Publishing History

Verne Wheelwright, PhD. is an internationally recognized professional in the field of Foresight and Futures Studies. He is the author of It’s YOUR Future…Make It A Good One! (2010) and The Personal Futures Workbook (2008). The workbook is available as a free PDF download at his web site. Both the book and the workbook have been translated and published in several languages, and more translations are underway. He has published articles about foresight in a number of professional journals and other publications.

Wheelwright conducts workshops and addresses audiences in the U.S. and internationally. Verne wrote three stories for the Byliners book Collected Tales from the Rio Grande and also wrote stories for an earlier Byliners’ book, Tales Told at Midnight Along the Rio Grande.

Personal History

Wheelwright is a professional member of the World Future Society, an active member of the Association of Professional Futurists, and a member of the World Future Studies Federation. His exporting business and personal travels have taken him to over fifty different countries, offering him insights and an awareness of worldwide cultures and trends.

His interests over the years have included skiing, water sports, mountain climbing, scuba diving, sports car racing, flying and writing. As a child, Wheelwright lived in Grangeville, Idaho, moving to Milwaukie, Oregon when he was twelve and living in the Portland area until 1983. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon (business), earned a Masters degree in Futures Studies at the University of Houston Clear Lake and a PhD. at Leeds Metropolitan University. He and his wife now live in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.