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Alexander Görsdorf

Alexander Görsdorf

email: alex_goersdorf (at)

Alex Görsdorf was a research fellow with the Harvard STS Program during the 2008-2009 academic year. His PhD thesis critically examined public participation in science and technology policy, focusing on methods that were designed to bring about public reasoning and democratization. A social anthropologist by training, he has a longstanding interest in combining in-depth empirical studies with social theory. He graduated from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, and received his PhD from the Institute of Science and Technology Studies (IWT) at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. Alex is now working as a Policy Officer at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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