Institute of Future and Innovation Studies

Advisors and Scientific Council

Carolina Aguerre, Professor of Sociology University of San Andrés (UdeSA) Buenos Aires. Academic coordinator of the Center for Technology and Society (CETYS), Member of the board of the Internet Policy Observatory of the University of Pennsylvania. Member of the steering committee of GIGANET (Global Academic Internet Governance Network).

Michel Bauwens, Founder and President of the P2Pfoundation (Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives). Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam. Scientific advisor to the "Association Les Rencontres du Mont-Blanc, Forum International des Dirigeants de l'Economie Sociale et Solidaire". Chair of the Technology/ICT working group, Hangwa Forum (Beijing, Sichuan)

Jeff Goodwin, Professor of Sociology, Social Movements and Revolutions; Political Violence and Terrorism; Comparative and Historical Sociology at New York University (NYU)

Francesco Lapenta, Founding Director, Institute of Future and Innovation Studies

Lev Manovich, Professor of Digital Humanities, Digital Culture, Computer Sciences, and Data Analysis and Visualization, at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. Director Cultural Analytics Lab.

Mary Merva, Professor of Economics, Vice President of Academics at John Cabot University.

Paul Nemitz, Principal Advisor in the EU Directorate General for Justice and Consumers. And Director for Fundamental Rights and Citizen's Rights in the same Directorate. Director of the reform of Data Protection legislation in the EU, and the negotiations of the EU – US Privacy Shield.

Franco Pavoncello, Professor of Political Science, President of John Cabot University

Dino Pedreschi, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pisa. Co-Director of the KDD Lab - Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Laboratory, a joint research initiative of the University of Pisa and the Information Science and Technology Institute of the Italian National Research Council.

William Uricchio, Professor of Comparative Media Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Faculty Director of the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI)