International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)

Maria Pawelec

Society, Culture and Technological Change

Maria Pawelec studied Politics and Public Administration and Contemporary European Studies in Konstanz, Istanbul, Bath and Berlin. She then worked for the Robert Bosch Foundation. In 2016, she joined the IZEW as a Research Associate in the Department of Society, Culture and Technological Change.  She is currently working on the project "Technological Innovation: Social Science and Ethical Analyses on Governance (TANGO) ".

Career

Maria Pawelec studied Politics and Public Administration and Contemporary European Studies in Konstanz, Istanbul, Bath and Berlin. In 2014, she completed her Master's degree in Contemporary European Studies with a thesis on the EU military operation at sea to counter piracy off the coast of Somalia (Operation Atalanta). She then worked in the department for “International Relations Europe and its Neighbors” of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Stuttgart. From 2016-2019, she worked as a Research Associate at the IZEW on the project "Ethical implications of IT-export to sub-Saharan Africa (ELISA)". Additionally, she supported the project Privacy-Arena in 2016 and coordinated the preparation of an expert report on behalf of the German Bundestag on the social and psychological impact of technological surveillance in 2017. From 2020, she is working on the project "Technological Innovation: Social Science and Ethical Analyses on Governance (TANGO) ".

Publications

  • Schopp, Kerstin; Schelenz, Laura; Heesen, Jessica; Pawelec, Maria (2019): Ethical Questions of Digitalization in the Global South. Perspectives on Justice and Equality. In: Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis TATuP 28 (2), pp. 11-16.

  • Pawelec, Maria (2018): How Bridge International's Tech-Driven For-Profit Schools in Africa may Reinforce Global Power Inequalities. In: Sicherheitspolitik-Blog.
  • Heesen, Jessica; Pawelec, Maria; Schelenz, Laura (2017): Development, Security, and the Role of ICT in the Global South. In: Sicherheitspolitik-Blog.
  • Baur-Ahrens, Andreas; Hagendorff, Thilo; Pawelec, Maria (2017): Kryptografie. In: Joel Baumann und Jörn Lamla (ed.): Privacy Arena. Kontroversen um Privatheit im digitalen Zeitalter. Kassel: Kassel University Press, pp. 40-55.
  • Baur-Ahrens, Andreas; Hagendorff, Thilo; Pawelec, Maria (2017): Big Data. In: Joel Baumann und Jörn Lamla (ed.): Privacy Arena. Kontroversen um Privatheit im digitalen Zeitalter. Kassel: Kassel University Press, pp. 96-113.
  • Heesen, Jessica; Pawelec, Maria; Schelenz, Laura (2017): Development, Security, and the Role of ICT in the Global South. In: Sicherheitspolitik-Blog.
  • Upadhyay, Dinoj Kumar; Pawelec, Maria (2016): State-building and police reform in Afghanistan: EU and US engagement in comparative perspective. In: Ingo Peters (Hg.): The European Union's Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Beyond the "Actorness" and "Power" Debate. London: Routledge, pp. 165-186.
  • Pawelec, Maria; Grimm, Sonja (2015): Does National Identity Matter? Political Conditionality and the crucial case of Serbia's (Non) Co-operation with the ICTY. In: Journal of Common Market Studies 52 (6), pp. 1290-1306.