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, and FAU’s special representative for internationalization. She has served as Scientific advisor on science diplomacy to the Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, (2017–2018). Currently, she serves as a member of the EU working group “Making European diplomacy more strategic, effective and resilient through scientific evidence foresight,” which seeks to develop recommendations on science diplomacy. She is the editor of a new book series on Science Diplomacy published by Brepols and of the academic journal Almagest. Her goal is to develop a Science Diplomacy Certificate, an academic program at the FAU that will educate the next generation of science diplomats.