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Sophie Pène

Sophie Pène

By In On December 20, 2016


Sophie Pène
Director of studies
 

CAREER

Sophie is professor at Paris Descartes University, sociolinguist and anthropologist of digital practices. She promotes the DiY and « Learning by doing » in the University, and participates in development of  “L’Openlab »

At  the CRI she is , with Pascal Hersen,  the co-director  of  FOSTER, a speciality of the Master Program AIRE. FOSTER is focused on  the field of EdTech (Education and technology) and develops an innovative approach of education and a teaching through research pedagogy. It aims to train new actors to education field (social innovators, change makers, scientist educators,  designers of educational services, in profit or non profit sectors, or startups).

Sophie has been director of research at the school of design ENSCI (2009-2013),Vice President of Paris Descartes University (2005-2009) and associated professor at EHESS. Her research examines social media, online network practices, forms of design in technology and social innovation, tensions between technology and creativity. In recent months, her research focused on the Anthropology of the Future, the ways that people design the future by crowdsourcing ant others shapes, Empowerment, Open Science, Citizen Cyberscience, Making and Hacking.

She is member of the French Digital Council,  the Think Tank « La Fabrique de l’industrie », and expert for the network Etalab (for public open data). She is Chevalier in the national order of « Légion d’honneur ».

Recent Publications

« Design et innovation », in Societal 2014, Daniel J.-M. et Monlouis-Félicité F.(dir), Eyrolles.

« Les interfaces urbaines à l’heure de la Sharing economy », in Mobilier urbain Paris, évolutions récentes, 2014.

« Professeur à l’ère des Big datas », in Web2 dans les bilbiothèques, Amar M et Mesguich V (dir.), 2012, Editions du cercle de la Librairie.

« Facebook Mort ou vif », in La mort dans les médias , coordonné par Alain Rabatel, Questions de communication 19, avril 2011, 20 pages.

« Le piéton dans la ville, nouvelles épreuves de la micromobilité hyperdocumentée », in Nouvelles cartographies, nouvelles villes, Hyperurbain.2, sous la direction de Khaldoun Zreik