Honorary Life President of the World Complexity Science Academy since 2011. He is a Tenured Professor of Sociology of Law at D’Annunzio University; Visiting Professor of Law as a Social System, PUCPR, Brazil; Adjunct Professor of Strategic Consulting at the SFAI Business School, Malta. He is also former President of Eurocitizen, owner of the Studio Pitasi Strategic Consulting Firm. Author/co-author of approximately 150 scientific publications appeared in several languages. Nominor of the Inamori Foundation, Kyoto and Member of the Executive Board of SFAI Holding, Malta as Scientific Advisor. He is the theorist and policy modeler of the Systemic Hypercitizenship Program for Supranational Institutions, which is the core of his research, investment, consulting, divulgation, and didactic activities. He is the Editor in Chief/Co-editor in Chief of four book series and Associate editor of several book series and journals worldwide. He is an Independent Expert for the European Union Commission.
Deputy President, Vice-President and General Manager
She is a Postdoc Research Fellow at D’Annunzio University and a Qualified Associate Professor in Sociology of Law. She is a founding member of World Complexity Science Academy and has acted as General Manager and Scientific Director for WCSA. Dr. Ferone is also Editor in chief of the book series Political, Legal, and Social Sciences published by Esculapio, Bologna. She is the author of numerous national and international scientific publications; among her research topics are: the evolution of academic system and new forms of citizenship.
He is Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, born in 1946 in Budapest. György is a professor of Social Psychology, chair of the Interdisciplinary Social Research Doctoral Program at the Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE. He is Emeritus Professor of Faculty of Social Sciences of ELTE, Emeritus Professor of University of Miskolc, and Research Fellow of Institute of Advanced Studies at Kőszeg. His field of research is focusing on social psychology of intergroup relations including national identity, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and anti-Roma sentiments. His research interests have recently turned toward the relationship between the internet and the society. He has taught at various American universities (Oregon State, UCLA, Michigan State, New School for Social Research, Montclair State) and he has participated in a number of FP7 projects such as LightOn, EU inDepth. He is former president of the Hungarian Sociological Association.
He is President of Santa Fe Associates International (SFAI), a network of consultants with 225 offices throughout the world. He was awarded as Lord of Brownsel by the British Empire for his investigations on the Templars and the Financial Institutions. Spilzinger was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He graduated in the University of Buenos Aires as doctor in Economic Sciences, Master in Economics and Chartered Accountant. In the USA, he continued his studies and was awarded with a Ph.D in Philosophy, a Ph.D. in Sociology, and a Ph.D. in Administration. He also obtained post degrees in Finances in the UK, in Governmental Policies in Italy and a Certified Fraud Examiner in the USA.
She is a postdoc research fellow at D’Annunzio University. She is focused on the promotion of the dialogue and the synergies among public institutions and social non-profit organizations to let them provide a more friendly policymaking for the scientific world community. Previously, Sara has collaborated with the prestigious Lee Iacocca Foundation as Project Manager and Partner in several of the programs based at Lehigh University, PA – USA since 2011. Sara is now beginning a new editorial project as President of Eurocitizen, a non-profit association focused on the promotion of European identity and citizenship policy. Her current interests include Global Citizenship, Globalization, Lawmaking and Policymaking, and topics bearing upon the European Union (EU).
He is a Full Professor and the Law School Dean of the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Brazil. Andre Folloni has been a WCSA member since 2013, and has acted as Chief Communications Officer. He worked for 20 years as a tax lawyer and business consultant and is currently a professor fully dedicated to scientific research and University management. He has a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in Law, and a Bachelor’s degree in Law and another in Philosophy. And, Folloni has worked, published, and taught on Tax Law, complexity theory, and development theory.
Roberta Iannone is a Full Professor of General Sociology and Sociology of modern and contemporary processes for the Scientific Disciplinary Sector SPS/07 at the Department of Political Sciences of Sapienza University of Rome. She is Rector’s Delegate for Merchandising at Sapienza University and Editor in Chief of the “Rivista Trimestrale di Scienza dell’Amministrazione. Studi di Teoria e Ricerca Sociale”.
He is a Tenured Researcher in Sociology at University Niccolò Cusano. He is also co- Editor in Chief of the WCSA Book Series – Cambridge Scholars Publishing – and Associate Editor of the journal System Research and Behavioral Science (Wiley). He authored several scientific works in Epistemology of Social Science and Social Theory. Among his most recent works, he edited, together with prof. Andrea Millefiorini the book Between Rationality and Irrationality, L’Harmattan Paris.
She began her career as a qualified librarian and Hungarian language teacher in 1987. Therefore, she has a great experience in the field of librarianship at the University Library of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest. Her university studies were enriched with a degree in management (1998) and sociology (2000). Later, she gained a doctoral degree in the field of cultural history (2009). She entered into the Hungarian Sociological Association (2010) and became a founding member of the Section of Family Sociology (2011). Meanwhile, she was admitted into the Public Association of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2011) as well. She joined the World Complexity Science Academy in 2012. Fabó became a member of the Editorial Board of WCSA Book Series published by Cambridge Scholar Publishing in 2014. Then she was delegated to the Editorial Board of Central European Political Science Review in 2018. Her main research fields are the complexity of society, science management, and the history of the celebration of historical anniversaries.
Born in 1983 in Ljubljana. Graduated at faculty of architecture in Ljubljana in 2013. Currently living between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Brussels, Belgium. Employed at university of Ljubljana, faculty of architecture, department of urbanism as an assistant, teach urban design class, urbanism studio, and architecture studio. Currently in the PhD study, where he is doing a research of connections between small urban interventions and establishing an environment to support circular economy transition. Constantly involved in different research and professional projects on the field of urbanism, public participation, creative urban strategies, complexity science and architecture construction.
Chief Communication Officer
Ph.D. in Sociology and Applied Social Sciences, is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Rome – La Sapienza. She is also the Faculty Erasmus Manager, and Editorial Manager of the section ‘Law, Security and Victimization Processes’, at FrancoAngeli publishing house, Milan.
Her study and work experiences lead her to favor interdisciplinary approaches. Her research interests are directed towards the digital society, ethics, religions, and conflicts; issues that, necessarily, recall complexity.
Rudy Aernoudt holds Masters degrees in Economy, Philosophy and European economics. He has served as Chief of Staff at European, federal and regional (Flanders and Wallonia) levels. Besides, he was consecutively served as Credit Manager at ING bank, Secretary-General of the Department of Economics and innovation, Director-General of One laptop per child, a spin-off of MIT.
Presently, he is Senior Economist at the European Commission, where he is actually dealing with financing issues, industrial, taxation and space policy.
He is also professor of corporate finance and enterprise policy at the Universities of Ghent and Nancy; curator of TEDxBrussels; columnist and author of several books and papers on politics and economics.
Vice Scientific Director
She currently teaches “China Studies” at the United Nations International University for Peace, whose Rome office is delegated to represent her in South East Europe, the Middle East, the Mediterranean basin and North and Sub-Saharan Africa. As sinologist, for several years she has been dealing with the historical transformations of contemporary China with a particular focus on the evolution of welfare, but also cultural and scientific policies. She is a member of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) and a board member of the World Complexity Science Academy (WCSA). As a visiting professor, Daniela Caruso has held lectures and workshops on intercultural communication at Tsinghua University in Beijing, L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris and the ‘Jean Monnet’ Department of Political Science at the University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’. She has also coordinated international research projects on interculturality, health policies in China, migration and relations between China and the Mediterranean. Author of numerous publications in English, her latest monograph in Italian, “Quarant’anni di Cina. La storia di un’ascesa che sta cambiando il mondo” is from 2019 and has been published by Eurilink University Press.
Vice Scientific Director
Romina Gurashi, Ph.D. is Research Fellow in General Sociology (SPS/07) at Sapienza University of Rome, Managing Editor of the prestigious journal “Rivista Trimestrale di Scienza dell’Amministrazione. Studi di Teoria e Ricerca Sociale”, Deputy Editor of the journal “Studime Sociale/Social Studies” of both the Albanian Institute of Sociology and Albanian Sociological Association and Board Member of the “Lab’s Quarterly”. In the context of the European Sociological Association she is Member of the Board of the Research Network 36 – Sociology of Transformations: East and West.
Among her research topics there are the processes of mutual implication of peace and sustainable development; macro, meso and micro processes of social change; smart society and globalization; social conflict; processes of social recognition and identity through fashion and made in Italy.
She’s been awarded with the international “Books for Peace” award in 2020 and with the Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation on Cooperation to Development in 2019 by Sapienza Foundation.
Prof. Piero Dominici (PhD), sociologist and philosopher, World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) Fellow and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, UN Invited Expert and speaker, is Scientific Director of the International Research and Education Program “CHAOS” and Director of Scientific Listening at the Global Listening Center. Vice President of the World Complexity Science Academy, he teaches Public Communication, Sociology of Social Complexity, Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes and Intelligence. Complex Systems and Networks at the University of Perugia.
As scientific researcher, educator, author and international speaker, his main areas of expertise and interest encompass (hyper)complexity, interdisciplinarity and knowledge sharing in the fields of education, systems theory, technology, innovation, intelligence, security, citizenship and communication. Member of the MIUR Register of Revisers (Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research), he is also standing member of several of the most prestigious national and international scientific committees.
He is currently participating in several international projects: the United Nations/WAAS Project “Global Leadership in the 21st Century” and the Project COSY Thinking, an EU-funded Project (2020-2023). Author of numerous essays, scientific articles and books. Among the scientific accolades received by Professor Dominici, it should be remembered that his treatise “Inside the Interconnected Society. Ethical prospects for a new ecosystem of communication” (published in 2014 by FrancoAngeli, Milan and released in a new 2019 edition entitled “Inside the Interconnected Society. A culture of complexity for inhabiting the boundaries and tensions of the hyper-technological civilization” with the addition of new chapters and updates), received the prestigious International scientific “Elisa Frauenfelder” Award in the “Culture and Innovation” section in. He has taught and carried out research at a number of national and international universities, and he is Visiting Professor at Complutense Universidad of Madrid.
Aside from his academic activities and participation in international conference and lecture circuits (such as UN Office at Geneva, WCSA, Altius Conference, Oxford University, Oxford 2017, 2018, 2019, Bateson Circle, Rome 2018; IEEE Conference, Milan 2019, Illinois Institute of Technology, World Academy of Art and Science and UN international congress and projects), he has published several books and many peer reviewed scientific articles.
Piero Dominici received his international PhD in “Social Theory and Research” from Sapienza University of Rome (with Franco Ferrarotti and Edgar Morin), later winning a Post-Doc Fellowship from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, (Doctorate Program of Complex Industrial Systems) at Roma Tre University of Rome. He is standing member of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), the European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH), the European Complex Systems Society and the New England Complex Systems Institute, and he is Scientific Committee Member of the International Scientific Board of Communication and Media Research Center and the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Political Science & Diplomacy, as well as member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Association of Public and Institutional Communication, among others.
He is also member of the International Higher Education and Teaching Learning Association (HETL) and the Technology, Knowledge, and Society Research Network, international networks of scholars and researchers. He has taught and carried out research at a number of national and international universities and has been working in the field of complexity and systems theory for over twenty years, He currently performs activities of research, education and consulting for public and private organizations, and has coordinated projects of national and international renown. In his university courses in Sociology and Philosophy, Piero Dominici has continued to teach approaches to complexity and systems theory – with particular reference to the issues of education, organization and democracy – and to organize academic seminars and systems thinking workshops.
Vice Scientific Director
Mr. Fudim has over twentyfive year’s experience, specialized in consulting and training on anti-corruption, integrated financial management systems and risks, performance, criminal investigations and forensic auditing. His work has involved expert witness assignments, accounting investigations, fraud investigations and regulatory investigations, and has developed internal control methods, tools and procedures. He has extensive experience in assisting prosecutors and lawyers with the accounting aspects of drafting pleadings, assessing the accounting merits of cases, and reporting results. He has also attended many meetings of experts and has given evidence in Criminal Courts. He has worked in more than 24 countries involving government corruption matters, strengthening programs, and in the most important private companies listed in Standard and Poor’s 500.
Today he is Leading the Technical Office in Santa Fe Associates Int. SFAI, developing and achieve the Risk Management Framework, performing the ISQC1& ISQM 1,2 program from IFAC for the entire Worldwide Network, designing framework of Internal Quality Control, guiding startup of Financial, Risk and Forensic, Management Assurance Services, Ethics and Litigation Support Services.
Vice Scientific Director
Davide Monda has been carrying out teaching and research activities at the University of Bologna for over twenty years. He is also full professor of philosophy, history and Italian at the “Crescenzi-Pacinotti-Sirani” Higher Education Institute and at the “A. Manzoni” Licei in Bologna, librarian in the “Jean Jacobs” University College of Flemings and in the Foundation “Elide Malavasi”. In 2004, together with Roberto Roversi (1923-2012), he conceived “Bibliomanie. Literatures, Historiographies, Semiotics ”, interdepartmental journal of the University of Bologna. In his about 500 academic publications, he has often read the European literary civilization from the Renaissance to the twentieth century from a macrosociological approach to systemically frame the big picture and dong qualitative observations to grab the oddities , paradoxes and serendiplities of human and social change through the ages.
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