FLACSO Researcher

María Belén Albornoz

María Belén Albornoz

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

Investigation lines:
Ciencia, Tecnología y sociedad (CTS) y Sociología de la tecnología
Geographic area:
Latinoamérica y Ecuador

  • Biography
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Biography

  • Research professor at FLACSO Ecuador since 2006. In 2008, she was Coordinator of the Communication Studies Program for four years and one year later, she leads the Master program in Public Policy.

    Her research focuses on the relationship between science, technology and society and, in recent years, in the analysis of public policies on science and technology. Her research work interacts directly with her teaching job, constantly feeding back the courses offered.

    She has a Ph.D. in Social Sciences with a minor in Sociology from the National University of Cuyo, Argentina and a Masters in Communication with a minor in Internet Public Policies from FLACSO Ecuador. Among her recent publications are: “Computadores y cajas negras" (2012), "Estudio socio-técnico de la banda ancha como política de e-inclusión" (2012), y "La esfera pública en la blogosfera política ecuatoriana" (2010).