Bryan books through UoF

I keep writing books and persuading publishers to share them.

Here’s a list of them in reverse chronological order, with short descriptions, notes, and links to purchase:

University of Fire bookUniversities on Fire: Higher Education in the Age of Climate Crisis (2023) is my extended forecast of how academia might respond to – and be impacted by – the planetary crisis over the next 75 years.  It builds on several years of research, some of which has appeared on this blog.

(Johns Hopkins University Press; Amazon).






Academia Next coverAcademia Next: The Futures of Higher Education (2020).  This book explores the next generation of higher education with a focus on American colleges and universities.  The first section analyzes a range of trends, from demographics and macroeconomics to technology and enrollment.  The second offers a group of scenarios, each imagining a future campus based on certain trends having a strong effect.

This book builds on years of research, some of which appeared in the FTTE report and the Future Trends Forum.

Winner of the 2020 Association of Professional Futurists Most Significant Futures Works award for analyzing a significant future issue.  Named one of Forbes’ Best Higher Education Books Of 2020.

(Johns Hopkins University Press) (Amazon) (audiobook).

The New Digital Storytelling cover second editionThe New Digital Storytelling: Creating Narratives with New Media–Revised and Updated Edition, 2nd Edition, second edition (2017).  My first book, which appeared in 2011, it introduces the digital storytelling movement, outlining its history, practices, and possible directions.  Educational uses star.







gearingupforlearningbeyond K-12Gearing Up for Learning Beyond K–12 (2015). This is an introducing to how higher education might change in the future, intended for a K-12 audience: teachers, staff, students, and parents.

My shortest book.

(Solution Tree Press; Amazon)