Hawkins, Keith (Professor)
Keith Hawkins is Professor Emeritus of Law and Society at Oxford University and Fellow Emeritus of Oriel College, Oxford. He is currently involved in thinking about the problem of decision-making by legal actors in a variety of legal settings, a problem on which he has been working on and off for many years.
His most recent major publication was Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency (Oxford University Press, 2002), which won the Herbert Jacob prize of the American Law and Society Association in 2003.
Kastenhofer, Karen (Dr)
Karen works for the Institute of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. From 1999 to 2001, she took part in the research project 'Science as Culture' at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research and Education (IFF) in Vienna and finished her PhD thesis on the enculturation of biology students in 2005. As post-doc research fellow, she contributed to the research project 'Cultures of Non-Knowledge' at the University of Augsburg.
Thedvall, Renita (Dr)
Renita is a PhD in Social Anthropology and a researcher at Score. Her research is focused on policy processes and organization studies, and she has a particular interest in the construction of markets, social and working-life issues. She is currently involved in a project on fair trade and the organizing of fair markets.
Frank Vibert is a founder Director of the European Policy Forum, which was established in 1992. He was previously Deputy Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs and has been a Senior Fellow at the World Institute for Development Economics Research at the UN University Helsinki, and a Senior Advisor at the World Bank.
He is a member of the European Constitutional Group, who published their report 'A Proposal for the European Constitution' in 1993. His latest book is Rise of the Unelected - Democracy and the New Separation of Powers (Cambridge University Press 2007). Other published books include Europe Simple, Europe Strong - The Future of European Governance (Polity Press 2001) and Europe: A Constitution for the Millennium (Dartmouth 1995).