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Political scientist , sociologist

Roland Anton Joseph Benedikter, Italian sociologist, political scientist. Certified in educational and cult. management University Hamburg, 1994, in external examinership in international higher education University Plymouth, United Kingdom, 2007. Recipient Doctor Otto Seibert prize for science publications, University Innsbruck, 2005; 8 international fellowships and grants, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy.

Background

Benedikter, Roland Anton Joseph was born on May 7, 1965 in Brunico-Bruneck, Italy.

Education

Doctor of Letters in Foreign Lits. and Languages with honors, Faculty for Human Sciences, Padova, Italy, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology magna cum laude, Faculty for Social and Political Sciences, Berlin, 2005. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Sciences, Faculty for Educational Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria, 2006.

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science Magma cum laude, Free University, Berlin, 2007.

Career

Science collaborator Institute for English and American Culture, University Innsbruck, 1991—1993. Assistant European Academy for Applied Sciences, Bolzano, Italy, 1993—1995. Contract professor social and educational science University Innsbruck, Austria, 1998—2008, University Vienna, 2000—2008.

Contract professor social and cultural science Free University Bolzano, Italy, since 2004. External adviser School Social Sciences, University Plymouth, since 2006, external examiner, since 2007. Visiting professor social and educational science Institute for Practice Related Research, Solothurn, Switzerland, 2006—2007.

European foundation professor sociology University California, Santa Barbara, since 2009. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Certified in educational and cult. management University Hamburg, 1994, in external examinership in international higher education University Plymouth, United Kingdom, 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Report to the Club of Rome, 2003. Contributor more than 120 articles to professional journals, 14 books translated into 9 languages.

Membership

Personal advisor, official speaker Minister for Culture, Education and Science, South Tyrol, Italy, 1995—2003. Official speaker President Cult. Council of Assembly of European Regions, Barcelona, 1995—2003, vice president of Federal Union European Ethnic Groups, Strassbourg, 1995—2003.

Speaker various civil society initiatives, since 1991. Member of Institute for Interdisciplinarity (Innsbruck, Vienna, Bolzano) (founding member, board).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, art.

Connections

1 child.