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Dr Sally Wyatt

Dr Sally Wyatt
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Oude Hoogstraat 24
1012 CE Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0)20 525 3178
+31 (0)20 525 3681 (fax)


Sally Wyatt (From the Net to the Web and Beyond: Actors and Interests in the Construction of the Internet) graduated from McGill University, Montreal with a BA (Hons) in Economics in 1979 and from Sussex University, Brighton with an MA in the Theory of Economic Policy and Planning in 1980. She completed her PhD at the Universiteit Maastricht in 1998. Between 1980 and 1986, she worked at the Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex University. She moved to the Economic and Social Research Council in 1986 to work with the Central Co-ordinating Unit of the Programme on Information and Communication Technologies. Between 1988 and 1990, she was with the Centre for Research into Innovation and Management at Brighton University. She joined the Department of Innovation Studies, University of East London in 1990. During 1993-94, she was a fellow-in-residence at the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. During 1998-99, she was a visiting Professor at the Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, and she is now working at the University of Amsterdam.

She is the co-author, with Gilles Bertin, of Multinationals and Industrial Property, The Control of the World's Technology (1988, Harvester-Wheatsheaf; first published in French: Multinationales et propriete industrielle, Le controle de la technologie mondiale, 1986, Presses Universitaires de France). Technology's Arrow, The Development and Use of Information Networks for Public Administration in Britain and the United States (Universitaire Pers Maastricht) will be published at the end of 1998.

Sally Wyatt is the International Coordinator of the MA programme, 'Society, Science and Technology in Europe', involving 15 European universities in more than 10 countries. She is also a member of the ESRC's Science, Technology and Innovation Studies subject area panel.


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