María José Arrojo Baliña
Maria Jose Arrojo is Reader at the Department of Humanities of the University of A Coruña. She has the recognition as Titular Professor in the field of Communication Sciences. She is a member of the research group that works on the philosophy and methodology of the sciences of the artificial. The leader of the research team is Professor Wenceslao J. Gonzalez.
Arrojo has published papers analyzing communication sciences from the perspective of the sciences of artificial, in general, and the design sciences, in particular. In addition, she is a member of the organizing committee of the Conferences on Contemporary Philosophy and Methodology of Science of the University of A Coruña, which are endorsed by the Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Spain.
She has been working off research projects on bounded rationality and the sciences of design supported by the Spanish Ministry related to scientific research and technological innovation. Among her papers are “Towards a New Approach to Communication and Information Theory: Communication Sciences as Sciences of the Artificial,” “Communication Sciences as Sciences of the Artificial: An Analysis of the Digital Terrestrial Television,” “Complexity in Communication Sciences as Sciences of Design: The Digital Terrestrial Television and Parsimonious Factors,” and “New Epistemological and Methodological Criteria for Communication Sciences: The Conception as Applied Sciences of Design.”
Dates of visit: 1 August – 30 September 2016