Team

The coordination team of The Patio is composed by Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle and Drs. Silvia Donker. 

Dr. Marc Esteve Del Valle

Assistant Professor, Center for Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen

Marc’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection between new media, digital democracy and social networks. His works examine the societal implications of people and organizations’ communications in online social networks.

Website: marcestevedelvalle.com | Email: m.esteve.del.valle@rug.nl | Twitter: @NetMEV

Drs. Silvia Donker

PhD student in Digital Humanities, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen

Silvia is a member of a research group investigating social and semantic networks of early modern natural philosophers to understand the evolution of natural philosophy. She is interested in knowing how networks can be used to gain an understanding of human culture and practice.

Email: s.j.donker@rug.nl

Foundational Members 

Prof.dr. Susan Aasman: Director Centre for Digital Humanities | Head of Department Media and Journalism Studies (Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen)

Dr. Basak Bilecen: Rosalind Franklin Assistant Professor of Sociology (Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Groningen)

Prof. dr. Marcel Broersma: Director Centre for Media and Journalism Studies | Director ICOG (Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen)

Prof. dr. Ina Horlings: Department of Planning (Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen)

Dr. Franco Ruzzenenti: Assistant Professor (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Dr. Andrea Sangiacomo: Assistant Professor (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen)

Dr. Raluca Tanasescu: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen)

Prof. dr. Pablo Valdivia: Chair European Culture & Literature (Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen)

Prof. dr. Onno van Nijf: Faculty of Arts (University of Groningen)

Dr. Sean White: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship (University College Groningen, University of Groningen)

Dr. Christina Williamson: Senior Lecturer (Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen)