Prof. Dhirenda Vajpeyi, University of Northern Iowa (USA)
Department of Political science
University of Northern Iowa
117, Sabin Hall
Cedar Falls, IO 50614-0404
Prof. Miguel Rocha de Sousa, Departmento Economica, University of Evora (Portugal)
Prof. Ouyang Kang, Department of Political Philosophy, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China)
Dr (Ms) Sheila Rai, Department of political Science, Jaipur University of Rajasthan (India)
Dr. Preeti Sharma, India
Prof. (Ms) Erica Gorbak, Faculty of Law, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Prof. (MS) Sanghamitra Patnaik, Department of social sciences and Humanities, Kalinga institute of Industrial Technology (India)
Prof. Brian Warby, Department of Political Science ,University of Northern Iowa (USA)
Student Representative :
Ms. Devashri Awasthi, Department of Political Science, McGill University (Canada)
Recognised as study group in 1981; granted research committee status in 1990.
Examines the complex relationship between technology and development in the context of the political and institutional process, using a comparative framework. Its specific objectives are to identify broad political, administrative and policy strategies related to technology transfer and environmentally sound sustainable development; to analyse policy options for dealing with global, transboundary, and domestic issues relating to technological changes and environmental challenges; to examine the ethical, cultural, legal, political, institutional, administrative, scientific and technological frameworks which underlie and shape the human dimension of global change.
To foster a global network of political scientists and others to engage in research in the dynamics of human interactions with science and technology; and to provide a comparative perspective to such issues as sustainable development, managing the environment, technology transfer, global environmental facility, role of international aid agencies.