Geoffrey Brian West
Dr. Geoffrey Brian West - Theoretical physicist, former president and distinguished professor of the Santa Fe Institute. He is the author of several books among which is Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies. He is a visiting Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College, London, and an associate fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University.
Dr. Massimo Introvigne - Professor, sociologist of religion and intellectual property attorney. A founder and the managing director of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR), He was the «Representative on combating racism, xenophobia and discrimination, with a special focus on discrimination against Christians and members of other religions» of the OSCE.
Dr. Oleg Maltsev - Author, criminologist, psychologist, photographer, investigative journalist. He is an Academician of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. Founder and director of The Memory Institute, head of Expeditionary Corps. He is an author of numerous books in the areas such as applied history, sociology, depth psychology, philosophy, criminalistics, criminology. He has been conducting field research with the Expeditionary Corps in many countries for more than 6 years to explore on what levels and how people are shaped by cities. He is an editor of several interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journals.
Prof. Dr. Jerome Krase - Emeritus Professor, sociologist, Murray Koppelman Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Expert in sociology, gentrification in Brooklyn, Brooklyn ethnic groups, Italian-American politics, culture, race, class, urban life and Ethnicity in New York. One of his recent books includes Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn: A View from the Street. He is a public activist-scholar and serves as a consultant to public and private agencies regarding urban community issues. Co-Editor of Urbanities, and Editorial Board Member of Visual Studies, and CIDADES.
Dr. Emilio Viano - President of the International Society for Criminology. President at Bellagio Forum for World Security & Social Development. He is on the Harvard University list of National Security Professors. Editor in Chief of the International Annals of Criminology (Cambridge University Press). A member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) and of the International Society for Social Defense.
Maria Barilla - researcher, historian, and political scientist. She holds a Master's degree in Political Sciences from the University of Turin. She was awarded the Optime Award by the Turin Industrial Union. She is studying under the guidance of historian Angelo d'Orsi, Professor of History of Modern Political Thought and Methodologist. M. Barilla reorganised and took an inventory of the Reggio Calabria Criminal Court, which is part of the State Archives of Reggio Calabria. Since 2012, she has collaborated with Professor Antonio Nicaso, one of the world's leading experts on organised crime, and Dr Nicola Gratteri, current prosecutor of Catanzaro.
Dr. Douglas Kellner - Author, critical theorist. Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Education, Gender Studies, and Germanic Languages at UCLA. Kellner is an author of the Baudrillard page in Stanford Online Encyclopedia. Kellner collaborated with Steven Best on an award-winning trilogy of books examining postmodern turns in philosophy, the arts, and science and technology. He served as the literary executor of the documentary film maker Emile de Antonio and acted as editor of "Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse," which collected six volumes of the papers of the critical theorist Herbert Marcuse.
Dr. Steve Gennaro - Professor in the Humanities department at York University (Canada). He explores the intersections of media, technology, psychology, and youth identity. He is one of the founding members of the Children, Childhood, and Youth Studies Program at York University, where he has taught in the Department of Humanities and the Department of Communication Studies for close to two decades, with more than a decade of experience teaching online. He is the author of Selling Youth (2010) and regularly publishes in areas related to the philosophy of technology and critical media studies of youth identity and politics.
Ph.D. Brett Nicholls - Author, lecturer, cultural critic. He is head of Media, Film and Communication at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Editorial board member of journals Baudrillard Now, Borderlands: Culture, Politics, Law and Earth.
Ph.D. James Finckenauer - Organized crime expert, author, distinguished Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, former Director of the National Institute of Justice, Washington DC. Dr Finckenauer is an expert in human trafficking, juvenile and international criminal justice. Author of numerous books on Russian organized crime in the US.
Prof. Maxim Lepskiy – Doctor of Philosophy, Professor at Zaporizhzhya National University. Head of Research Board in Social Forecasting Sociological Association of Ukraine, Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.
Prof. Mikhail Minakov - political philosopher, editor. His major philosophical investigations focus on human experience, social knowledge, political system, historical consciousness, and multiple modernities. Editor-in-chief of Kennan focus Ukraine, Kennan Institute. Editor-in-chief of Ideology and politics journal.
Ph.D. Oleksandr Sahaidak - Head of Theurung Association. He is a psychologist, Jungian analyst, hypnologist, academician, expert in anthropology and sociology. Chairman of the Psychological-philosophical scientific society at the UAS.
Prof. Dr. Viktor Kotygorenko - Professor, Head of the Department of National Minorities of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is a President of the Ukrainian Academy of Political Sciences.
Prof. Michael Billig - academic of the British Academy, Emeritus Professor of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, working principally in contemporary social psychology although much of his work crosses disciplinary boundaries in the social sciences. His research explored other ways of investigating social psychological issues. His is author of books “Learn to Write Badly: How to Succeed in the Social Sciences”, “More Examples, Less Theory: Historical Studies of Writing Psychology”, article “Why academics can’t write”
José M. Torralba
Prof. Ph.D. José M. Torralba - professor of MSE at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Deputy Director of Institute IMDEA Materials. Director-General for Universities and Research of Madrid Regional Government and Higher Artistic Arts Studies. He is editor in Chief (co-editor) of Powder Metallurgy journal and Regional Editor for the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, published by Elsevier. Author of "10 rules to survive in the marvelous but sinuous world of academia".
Ph.D. Joanne Broder - Research Psychologist, Author, Editor, Affiliate Research Professor at Saint Joseph's University. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association, which she serves on the executive board for the Division of Media Psychology. A co-founding editor of Psychology of Popular Media Culture, established by the American Psychological Association. She specializes in research in organization development, consults a variety of public and private organizations in research and evaluation, as well as group process.
Larry Sanger - Ph.D. Philosophy. American internet project developer and co-founder of the internet encyclopedia Wikipedia, for which he coined the name and wrote much of its original governing policy. Sanger has worked on other online educational websites such as Nupedia, Citizendium, and Everipedia. Besides the Internet, his interests focus mainly on philosophy—in particular epistemology, early modern philosophy, and ethics.
Project "Source Research Aspects and Problems"
Prof. Liudmyla Fylypovych - Religious scholar, head of the Department of Philosophy and History of Religion in Institute of Philosophy by G.S. Skovoroda, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Professor of National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. Vice President of the Ukrainian Association of Religious Studies. Executive Director of the Center for Religious information and freedom of the Ukrainian Association of Religious Studies.
Ph.D. Vladimir Skvorets - Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Sociology at Zaporizhzhya National University. Author of 115 scientific and methodological publications, among them two monographs: “The life of people as a social phenomenon” (2012); “Transformation of the sociohistorical organism of Ukraine: analytics of social processes” (2019).
Dr. Enrique Sánchez-Costa
Dr. Enrique Sánchez-Costa - Professor of the Department of History and Art at the University of Piura (UDEP, Lima). Director of Culturahistorica.org. Extraordinary PhD Award in Humanities at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF, Barcelona). Author of El resurgimiento católico en la literatura europea moderna (1890-1945), also published in English as The Catholic Revival in Modern European Literature (1890–1945), as well as many papers on comparative literature and intellectual history. He has conducted research stays in Washington D.C., London, Paris, Madrid, and Barcelona.
Dr. Athina Karatzogianni - Associate Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester, UK. She has an extensive record of publications and citations in disciplinary, field-specific and cross-disciplinary research outlets, and has demonstrated sustained success in securing research income from Research Councils UK and the European Commission. Her most recent book is (2018) Platform Economics: Rhetoric and Reality the "Sharing Economy".
Dr. Bernardo Attias
Dr. Bernardo Attias - Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at CSUN. His research focus emphasizes cultural approaches to communication studies as well as communication-centered approaches to cultural studies. His teaching philosophy, which stresses interactivity and critical thinking skills, reflects a strong commitment to the educational process. He develops unique and challenging course materials, and has been at the forefront of the move to integrate new technological resources into the educational process.
Dr. Lucien Oulahbib - writer, lecturer, sociologist, political scientist. He is a chief editor of scientific journal "Dogma". Dr. Lucien spent many years working together with french thinker Jean Baudrillard. Author of numerous scientific papers and books on french nihilism and neo-leninism, radical islamism, anti-americanism and antisemitism.
Prof. Vitalii Lunov - Associate Professor in the university named after O.O. Bogomoltsa. Member of the American psychological Association, the American Academy of clinical psychology, World Federation for mental health (USA), the European Academy of natural Sciences (Hannover, Germany).
Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski - Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, Poznań University of Economics and Business. Levonievski's research is recognized as one of the most important discoveries of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects in 2017-2018.
Dr. Steven Best - Author, speaker, public intellectual. Professor at the University of Texas, El Paso. He is an activist with 30 years work in diverse social movements, such as animal rights, species extinction, human overpopulation, ecological crisis, terrorism, mass media etc.
Prof. Michael Strevens - Professor in the Philosophy Department at New York University. His major research interests include: Philosophy of science (including complex systems, scientific explanation, probability, the social structure of science); Philosophical applications of cognitive science (especially the psychology of concepts).
Iryna Lopatiuk - Associate fellow of Ukraine Academy of Science and the Memory Institute. Member of the special scientific unit “Expeditionary corps”. Chairman of Odessa Historic-literature scientific society. Secretary of Psychological and Philosophical Scientific Society.
Andrew Mark Creighton
Andrew Mark Creighton - A Ph.D. student in semiotics and culture studies at the Semiotics Department of the University of Tartu. His research interests are in emotions, ecology, and social theory.
Lutsyuk Anatoliy - Scientist, Department of Fine Organic Synthesis at A.V.Bogatsky Physico-Chemical Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Member of Wikimedia Ukraine, administrator of Ukrainian Wikipedia.
Daria Tarusova - is an editor-in-chief of the “Granite of Science” is a popular-scientific portal that publishes relevant and reliable knowledge about the state of Ukrainian and world science. The “Granite of Science” has become a tool for managing social requirements for science in Ukraine.
Maryna Illiusha is a fate analysis expert. Head of the Scientific Research Institute “International Fate-Analysis Society”. Member of the special scientific unit “Expeditionary Corps”. Presidium member of Psychological and Philosophical Scientific Society.
Costantino Slobodyanyuk - Head of the Scientific council of the Institute of Information security. Associate fellow of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. Editor-in-chief of the Newspaper “Unsolved Crimes”.
Olga Panchenko - Attorney, an associate fellow of Ukraine Academy of Sciences. Director of Redut Law Company. Journalist of the newspaper “Unsolved Crimes”. Presidium member of Odessa scientific-humanitarian society and Historic-literature scientific society.