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Karen Francois

Part-time professor, director Doctoral School of Human Sciences

Personal
CV 2010-2014

Degrees
* Bachelor of Teacher Training in Sciences and Geography, 1980, State University College, Ghent.
* Master in Moral Sciences, 1984, University of Ghent.
* Teacher Training in Moral Sciences, 1985, University of Ghent.
* Bachelor of Philosophy, 1986, University of Ghent.
* Postgraduate in Women's Studies, 1996, University of Antwerp.
* Doctorate in Philosophy, 2008, Free University Brussels (VUB), dissertation in the research field of Philosophy of Mathematics on Politics of Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

Research
2002-2007: Scientific researcher for Interuniversity Attraction Pole, Phase V. The project is titled: "The loyalties of knowledge. The positions and responsibilities of the sciences and of scientists in a democratic and constitutional state."
2007- 2010: Postdoctoral Researcher GOA - VUB, "Re-Unifying Philosophy Through Dis-Unifying Science."
2011- : Part time professor and Director Doctoral School of Human Sciences. Research topics: Mathematical practices, ethnomathematics, mathematics education, politics of mathematics, mathematical and statistical literacy, philosophy of sciences, science and society,...

E-mail
Karen.Francois{at}vub.ac.be

Office hours
by appointment

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