People

Michael Paetau

Head of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: michael|dot|paetau|ät|sociocybernetics|dot|eu

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Dr. Michael Pae­tau, born in Ham­burg, is head of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies , and pres­i­dent of the Asso­ci­a­tion Cul­tures of Knowl­edge (Wis­senskul­turen e.V.). From 2006 to 2014 he was a board mem­ber of the “Research Com­mit­tee on Socio­cy­ber­net­ics (RC51)” of the “Inter­na­tion­al Soci­o­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion” (ISA) , and edi­tor of the “Jour­nal of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics” from 2010 to 2014.

Michael Pae­tau grad­u­at­ed as soci­ol­o­gist after study­ing soci­ol­o­gy, phi­los­o­phy, eco­nom­ics and his­to­ry in Ham­burg and Mar­burg, Ger­many. He got his doc­tor degree in social and eco­nom­ic sci­ence (Dr. rer.pol.) at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Bre­men with a the­sis on “Human-Machine-Com­mu­ni­ca­tion” 1989. From 1995 — 1998 he was head of the research team «Cul­ture — Media — Tech­nol­o­gy« of the “Insti­tute for Applied Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy”, of the “Ger­man Nation­al Research Cen­ter for Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy (GMD)” in Sankt Augustin, near Bonn. 1998 – 2002 he was head of the research team «Social Sys­tems« of the GMD-Insti­tute for Autonomous Intel­li­gent Sys­tems, and 1999 — 2002 Speak­er of the research depart­ment «Informed Sus­tain­abil­i­ty«. 2004 – 2005 he was Pro­fes­sor for Media and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Sci­ence at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Siegen, Fac­ul­ty for Lit­er­a­tures, Lan­guages and Media and 2002 – 2004 Pro­fes­sor for Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Duis­burg-Essen, Cam­pus Essen, Fac­ul­ty for Lit­er­a­tures and Lan­guages. From 2005 to 2008 he was respon­si­ble for strat­e­gy devel­op­ment at the “Fraun­hofer Insti­tut für Intel­li­gente Analyse und Infor­ma­tion­ssys­teme. (IAIS)”.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Michael Pae­tau see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Bernard Scott

Senior Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: bernard|dot|scott|ät|sociocybernetics|dot|eu

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Dr. Bernard Scott holds the hon­orary chair of “Gor­don Pask Pro­fes­sor for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics”. He was head of the “Flex­i­ble Learn­ing Sup­port Cen­tre, UK Defence Acad­e­my and for­mer Read­er in Cyber­net­ics, Cran­field Uni­ver­si­ty, UK”. He retired from these posi­tions in August, 2009, and Sep­tem­ber, 2010, respec­tive­ly. He now works as an inde­pen­dent researcher and aca­d­e­m­ic.

Dr Scott grad­u­at­ed from Brunel Uni­ver­si­ty, UK, in 1968 with a first class hon­ours degree in Psy­chol­o­gy. He com­plet­ed a Ph.D. in Cyber­net­ics from the same uni­ver­si­ty in 1976. His super­vi­sor was Gor­don Pask, with whom Dr Scott worked between 1967 and 1978. Togeth­er, they devel­oped “con­ver­sa­tion the­o­ry” and asso­ci­at­ed cyber­net­ic mod­els of learn­ing and teach­ing, built inter­ac­tive learn­ing envi­ron­ments and car­ried out exten­sive empir­i­cal stud­ies of how humans learn. Between 1979 and 1989, Dr Scott qual­i­fied as a teacher and trained and worked as an edu­ca­tion­al psy­chol­o­gist. He gained a M.Sc. in Child Devel­op­ment with Clin­i­cal Stud­ies from the Uni­ver­si­ty of London’s Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion in 1983. From 1990, Dr Scott worked in a num­ber of uni­ver­si­ties as an edu­ca­tion­al tech­nol­o­gist, apply­ing con­ver­sa­tion the­o­ry to the use of mul­ti­me­dia and inter­ac­tive sys­tems in online learn­ing. Dr Scott is a Fel­low and founder mem­ber of the U.K.‘s Cyber­net­ics Soci­ety. Since 2000 has served as a coun­cil mem­ber. He is an Asso­ciate Fel­low of the British Psy­cho­log­i­cal Soci­ety and a Fel­low of the Amer­i­can Soci­ety for Cyber­net­ics. In 2013, Bernard was pre­sent­ed with the McCul­loch Award by the Amer­i­can Soci­ety for Cyber­net­ics. Dr Scott has been a Board mem­ber of “Research Com­mit­tee on Socio­cy­ber­net­ics (RC51)” of the Inter­na­tion­al Soci­o­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion (ISA) since 1996, serv­ing as Pres­i­dent 2006–2010. Dr Scott is an Aca­d­e­mi­cian of the Inter­na­tion­al Acad­e­my of Sys­tems and Cyber­net­ics Sci­ences. Dr Scott has served as edi­tor of the Jour­nal of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics (2002–2006) and of the jour­nal Inter­ac­tive Learn­ing Envi­ron­ments (2004–2008). He is a mem­ber of the edi­to­r­i­al advi­so­ry boards of the jour­nals Kyber­netes, Cyber­net­ics and Human Know­ing, Cam­pus-Wide Infor­ma­tion Sys­tems and Con­struc­tivist Foun­da­tions. Dr Scott has more than 120 aca­d­e­m­ic pub­li­ca­tions to his cred­it.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Bernard Scott see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Fabio Giglietto

Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: fabio|dot|giglietto|ät|sociocybernetics|dot|eu

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Fabio Gigli­et­to, Phd. is assis­tant Pro­fes­sor at the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Human Stud­ies of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Urbino “Car­lo Bo” where he also teach­es The­o­ry of Infor­ma­tion in the Fac­ul­ty of Social Sci­ence (B.A. Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Sci­ences). Since 1997 he is a mem­ber of LaR­i­CA (Research Lab­o­ra­to­ry on Advanced Com­mu­ni­ca­tion). His main research inter­ests is the­o­ry of infor­ma­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tion and social sys­tems with a spe­cif­ic focus on the rela­tion­ship between social sys­tems and new tech­nolo­gies. He is cur­rent­ly work­ing on devel­op­ing met­rics to under­stand the rela­tion­ship between social media prac­tices and ‘real world’ phe­nom­e­na. Since 2010 he is also a board mem­ber of the Research Com­mit­tee on Socio­cy­ber­net­ics (RC51) of the Inter­na­tion­al Soci­o­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion (ISA) and since 2014 chief edi­tor of the Jour­nal of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics.

A list of Fabio Giglietto’s pub­li­ca­tions is avail­able at: http://www.mendeley.com/profiles/fabio-giglietto

 

Laura Paetau

Junior Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: laura|dot|paetau|ät|fu-berlin|dot|de

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Dipl. Pol. Lau­ra Pae­tau is PhD-Can­di­date of the Inter­na­tion­al Research Train­ing Group “Between Spaces” of the “Lateinameri­ka-Insti­tut” of the “Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin”. In her present research activ­i­ties Lau­ra Pae­tau focus­es the prob­lems of knowl­edge cul­tures and sub-cul­tur­al expres­sions of post-migrant com­mu­ni­ties. Lau­ra Pae­tau stud­ied social sci­ence at the “Hum­boldt Uni­ver­sität Berlin” and polit­i­cal sci­ence at the “Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin” (Otto-Suhr-Insti­tut). She grad­u­ad­ed with an empir­i­cal study on “Fem­i­nism and new Polit­i­cal Gen­er­a­tion: Con­sti­tu­tion of Fem­i­nist Polit­i­cal Prac­tice today” (»Fem­i­nis­men und Neue Poli­tis­che Gen­er­a­tion — Wie kon­sti­tu­iert sich fem­i­nis­tis­che, poli­tis­che Prax­is? — Eine Unter­suchung«).

In the last years Lau­ra Pae­tau gave lec­tures at the “Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin” and the “Hum­boldt Uni­ver­sität Berlin”:

  • ‘Noth­in’ but a G-Thang’? Repräsen­ta­tion­sprak­tiken, Rezep­tion­s­möglichkeit­en und Geschlecht­skon­struk­tio­nen im Rap”. Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nor­damerikas­tu­di­en, Win­ter-Course 2011/2012. see more …
  • Queens, sis­ter­hood and keepin’ it real: Fem­i­nis­tis­che Inter­ven­tio­nen in pop­uläre Musik”, Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nor­damerikas­tu­di­en, Win­ter-Course 2010/2011
  • Queens, sis­ter­hood and keepin’ it real: Fem­i­nis­tis­che Inter­ven­tio­nen in pop­uläre Musik”, Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nor­damerikas­tu­di­en, Som­mer-Semes­ter 2010 (BA Vertiefungsmodu1) see more …
  • Berlin Call­ing”. Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität Berlin, Insti­tut für Europäis­che Eth­nolo­gie. Sum­mer-Course 2012
  • Girls make some noise”. Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität Berlin, Insti­tut für Europäis­che Eth­nolo­gie, Sum­mer-Course 2011
  • Queens, sis­ter­hood and keepin’ it real: Fem­i­nis­tis­che Inter­ven­tio­nen in pop­uläre Musik”, Hum­boldt-Uni­ver­sität Berlin, Insti­tut für trans­diszi­plinäre Geschlechter­stu­di­en, Win­ter-Course 2010/2011

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Lau­ra Pae­tau see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Dominik Pütz

Junior Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: dominikpuetz|ät|hotmail|dot|de

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Dr. Dominik Pütz grad­u­at­ed as “Mag­is­ter Artium” (M.A.) in 2007, after study­ing Amer­i­can Stud­ies, Ger­man Stud­ies, and His­to­ry in Leipzig and Milan. He grad­u­at­ed with a work on “Amer­i­can Mod­els of Inte­gra­tion and Social Mobil­i­ty: The Case of His­pan­ics in the U.S. Armed Forces”. 2012 he got his doc­tor degree at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Leipzig with a work on the devel­op­ment of the dis­course on refugee­hood and and human dis­place­ment in the Unit­ed States intro­duced fol­low­ing the ter­ror­ist attacks of 2001. The title of his dis­ser­ta­tion is: “Qual­i­fied Wel­come: The Amer­i­can Response to Human Dis­place­ment and the Dis­course on Refugee­hood in the 21st Cen­tu­ry”. Present­ly he is exam­in­ing trends migra­tion pol­i­tics with par­tic­u­lar regard to leg­is­la­tion in this field as well as in migra­tion pol­i­tics in gen­er­al intro­duced fol­low­ing the ter­ror­ist attacks of 2001.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Dominik Pütz see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Alejandro Barragán Ocaña

Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: a1barragan|ät|hotmail|dot|com

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Dr. Ale­jan­dro Bar­ragán Ocaña is a researcher fel­low at the Mex­i­can Researchers Sys­tem (SNI). He holds a Bach­e­lor Degree in Phar­ma­co­bi­o­log­i­cal Chemist from Met­ro­pol­i­tan Autonomous Uni­ver­si­ty (UAM), and a sec­ond Bach­e­lor Degree in Man­age­ment from the Mex­i­can Min­istry of Pub­lic Edu­ca­tion (SEP). His Master’s degree is from the Nation­al Autonomous Uni­ver­si­ty of Mex­i­co (UNAM) in Sys­tems Engi­neer­ing (Qual­i­ty) and his Ph.D. in Sys­tems Engi­neer­ing (Plan­ning) from the School of Engi­neer­ing at UNAM. He works as Pro­fes­sor at the Autonomous Uni­ver­si­ty of the State of Mex­i­co (UAEM) and in the Grad­u­ate Pro­gram of Sys­tems Engi­neer­ing (Qual­i­ty) in the School of Chem­istry at UNAM. His research inter­ests include Soft Sys­tems, Socio­cy­ber­net­ics, Plan­ning, Tech­nol­o­gy and Inno­va­tion Man­age­ment, Qual­i­ty, Intel­lec­tu­al Cap­i­tal, Sus­tain­abil­i­ty, Eco­nom­ic and Social Devel­op­ment, and Biotech­nol­o­gy in Agri­cul­ture.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Ale­jan­dro Bar­ragán Ocaña see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Samuel Olmos Peña

Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: samuelop|ät|gmail|dot|com

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Dr. Samuel Olmos Peña was born in Mex­i­co City. He obtained his both PhD in Sys­tems Engi­neer­ing and a Mas­ter of Sci­ence in Sys­tems Engi­neer­ing in the Nation­al Poly­tech­nic Insti­tute. In both grad­u­a­tion exams he grad­u­at­ed with hon­ors. He received the award as the best stu­dent of gen­er­a­tion in the PhD and Mas­ter stud­ies. His exper­tise area is about risk analysis/accidents, pub­lic safe­ty and nat­ur­al dis­as­ters. From 2012, he is an aca­d­e­m­ic staff mem­ber at the Autonomous Uni­ver­si­ty of the State of Mex­i­co in Com­put­er Engi­neer­ing Depart­ment. He is a researcher fel­low of the research group “Safe­ty acci­dents, Risk and Reli­a­bil­i­ty Analy­sis” (SARACS) and at the Mex­i­can Researchers Sys­tem.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Samuel Olmos Peña see Pub­li­ca­tions

 

Gerardo Reyes Ruiz

Research Fel­low of the Inter­na­tion­al Cen­ter for Socio­cy­ber­net­ics Stud­ies
Email: greyesruiz|ät|hotmail|dot|com

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Dr. Ger­ar­do Reyes Ruiz holds a PhD in busi­ness stud­ies (actu­ar­i­al pro­file) by the Fac­ul­ty of Eco­nom­ics and busi­ness of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Barcelona. His the­sis was award­ed the high­est hon­ors award­ed to a work of this nature, i.e., obtained the qual­i­fi­ca­tion of Excel­lent Cum Laude. Dr. Reyes is part of var­i­ous sci­en­tif­ic coun­cils, is leader of the aca­d­e­m­ic body called “Com­plex sys­tems, inno­va­tion, and sus­tain­abil­i­ty” and also is also eval­u­a­tor of nation­al and inter­na­tion­al jour­nals. Dr. Reyes is a mem­ber of the Sis­tema Nacional de Inves­ti­gadores (Researcher Can­di­date) of CONACYT, has the sup­port of PRODEP as new PTC and is deserv­ing of the stim­u­lus PROINV. He has pub­lished in jour­nals of rec­og­nized both nation­al­ly and inter­na­tion­al­ly, as well as he has made pre­sen­ta­tions at nation­al and inter­na­tion­al con­fer­ences. In Octo­ber 2012 won the prize and award of research in the Financiero-Admin­is­tra­ti­vas dis­ci­plines “Arturo Díaz Alon­so”, giv­en by Fac­ul­ty of account­ing and admin­is­tra­tion of the UNAM for his pre­sen­ta­tion enti­tled “A crit­i­cal analy­sis of inter­nal assess­ments of the SNI of Mex­i­co from var­i­ous tech­niques of data analy­sis”. Its aca­d­e­m­ic pro­file was select­ed for inclu­sion in the 2015 Edi­tion of “Who’s Who in the World”. Cur­rent­ly Dr. Reyes teach­es full time at the Uni­ver­si­ty Cen­ter of UAEM Val­ley of Chal­co, because in Octo­ber 2013 won reten­tion by CONACYT, and teach­es lev­el Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in the Uni­ver­si­ty Cen­ter. He has also taught class in the doc­tor­ate of eco­nom­ic and Admin­is­tra­tive Sci­ences of the Fac­ul­ty of econ­o­my of the UAEM. It was also “Respon­si­ble of dis­abled stu­dent” of the Bachelor’s degree in account­ing in the Val­ley of Chal­co Uni­ver­si­ty Cen­ter as well as he is also prin­ci­pal inves­ti­ga­tor and co-author of dif­fer­ent pro­pos­als of projects of research at the nation­al lev­el (UAEM, PRODEP, CONA­CyT and SEP). His area of research is the nation­al sys­tem of sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy and the aca­d­e­m­ic eval­u­a­tion.

For select­ed pub­li­ca­tions by Ger­ar­do Reyes Ruiz see Pub­li­ca­tions