Walter Peissl

Dr.

Deputy Director

About


Walter Peissl holds a PhD in social and economic sciences and is an enthusiast in the field of technology assessment. His focus is on information and communication technologies.

Education


Born in 1959 and raised in Graz, he studied economics and sociology at the University of Graz, where he received his diploma in 1985. In 1992 he completed his doctoral thesis on the sociology of white collar workers.

Experience


From 1984 to 1988, Peissl dealt with consumer protection issues in the Federal Ministry for Family, Youth and Consumer Protection and the Austrian Consumer Association. In 1988 he was one of the first scientific employees at the ITA's predecessor institution.

The focus of his work is in the field of the information society, the protection of privacy and on methodological issues of technology assessment. He has also been involved in or even led projects in virtually all subject areas of the ITA. He has been deputy director of the ITA since 1990.

Projects


TA Projects

TA Projects

Apr 2020 - Sep 2020
Aug 2018 - Nov 2018
Aug 2018 - Jun 2019
Aug 2018 - Sep 2018

Selected Publications


His list of publications includes several books, most recently a collection of articles on technology assessment in Austria and numerous articles in journals and books on a wide range of topics.

Refereed Contributions

Refereed Contributions

Articles/Book contributions

Articles/Book contributions

Books/Editorships

Books/Editorships

Research Reports

Research Reports

Conference Papers/Speeches

Conference Papers/Speeches

Short Articles

Short Articles

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Contact


Tel.: +43 (0)1 515 81-6584
Fax: (+43-1-) 51581-6570
Apostelgasse 23, 1030 Wien
wpeissl(at)oeaw.ac.at

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