Veronica Sanz Gonzalez



CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies


Dissertation Title: “Contextual Values in Science and Technology: the case of Computer Technologies"

Advisor(s)Prof. Eulalia Pérez-Sedeño, Department of STS, Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences (CCHS), National Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), Spain
Degrees PhD :: University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) (2011)
Master in Logic and Philosophy of Science :: University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) (2002)
Bachelor in Philosophy :: University of Valladolid (Spain) (1999)
Research Areas

Philosophy of Technology, STS and Gender Studies, particularly on Computing Technologies and Artificial Intelligence.

Veronica Sanz is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Science, Technology, and Society Center (STSC) in the University of California, Berkeley and is jointly affiliated with Beatrice Bain Research Group (BBRG) in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. She got her Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain) in 2011.

Along her graduate student period she has been an Assistant Researcher at the Department of Science, Technology and Society within the National Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), the main research institution in Spain. During that time she was the coordinator of the permanent Seminar of Junior Researches (SIJI) and the Seminar of Science, Technology and Gender (STG) and has been very active in organizing STS and STG conferences and other scientific events both in Spain and internationally. Along these years she has participated in five research projects such as "Practis: Philosophy of Social and Human Techno-sciences", "Social Perception of Technologies of the Body" and "The Situation of Women in the Education System of Science and Technology in Spain and its International Context".

In 2008 she was a Fellow Researcher at the Institute of Advances Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS) in Graz (Austria). And from December 2008 to October 2010 was Visiting Graduate Student at the European Centre for Soft Computing in Mieres (Asturias) where helped launching a new field of research called “Soft Computing in Humanities and Social Sciences”. In February 2012 has been launched a book she has co-edited with that same title.

last updated: September 5th, 2012

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