FLACSO Researcher

María Belén Albornoz

María Belén Albornoz

Ph.D. en Social Sciences, National University of Cuyo, Argentina
Profesora investigadora
Department: Public Affairs
Phone: (593-2) 2946800 ext. 3750

Investigation lines:
Redes de políticas; Ciencia, tecnología y sociedad; Big data
Geographic area:
Latinoamérica y Ecuador

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  • Professor-Researcher at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO-Ecuador) where she has held positions as Dean of Communication Studies, and Deputy Director. Her current research concerns technology transfer models and public policy of science, technology and innovation; this includes comparative studies of STI policies in the Andean Region. In 2017 she was a Fulbright Scholar at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Visiting Scholar at Aalborg University in Denmark, where she worked in theorizing imaginaries of innovation and policy network analysis. President of the Ecuadorian Society for Social Studies of Science and Technology, and Coordinator of STS LAB.