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Exploring Political Controversy: A Visual Tool for Civic Sense-making, Apr 10

peter duerrPeter Duerr currently is a visiting scholar at the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative (DDI). His home affiliation is the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany, where he is a tenured professor of Knowledge and Communication Management and head of the degree course Management of Social Innovations. Prior to his academic engagement he was senior manager with the strategy consulting company Horváth & Partners, served as director of research and rapid prototyping with the software startup Think Tools and as a researcher in the Applied Science Division at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Dr. Duerr earned his degrees at UC Irvine (BA Economics), MIT (MS Transportation) and the Technical University Munich (PhD Civil Engineering). His research and teaching focuses on scientific methods of knowledge exploration and transfer. He is dedicated to working along disciplinary boundaries for finding solutions at the interface between society and technology.


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Free and open to the public, the Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly roundtable of presentations and discussions that highlight ways to frame and tackle societal-scale research issues.

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