Maria Rentetzi


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Diplomatic Courier
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Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi is professor and chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). She is also visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science in Berlin, correspondent member of the International Academy of the History of Science, the FAU Representative to the EELISA Advisory Council for Research and Innovation, and FAU’s special representative for internationalization. As a recent recipient of an ERC consolidator grant, Rentetzi has been leading the development of what she calls “The Diplomatic Studies of Science,” a highly interdisciplinary field of research at the intersection of science and technology studies, history of science, diplomatic history, political sciences, and international affairs. Currently she works on developing an educational program, one of the very few on a global level, on Science Diplomacy at the FAU. She has also served as Scientific advisor on science diplomacy to the Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, (2017–2018).