ITP Alum Intl Award for Excellence

Friday, Jun 30, 2017

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ITP Alum Peter DePietro

Congratulations to ITP Alumnus Peter DePietro for winning the International Award for Excellence for his article Tech in Europe: Cultural Reboot, published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Technology, Knowledge & Society.  

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Peter DePietro -Winner of the International Award for Excellence for The Technology Collection, Volume 12 

Champaign, IL, USA – June 2, 2017 – The Technology, Knowledge & Society Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “Tech in Europe: Cultural Reboot,” by Peter DePietro, as the winner of the International Award for Excellence for Volume 12 of The Technology Collection. This article was selected for the award from among the ten highest-ranked papers emerging from the peer review process and according to the selection criteria outlined in the referee guidelines. 

About the Collection: 

The Technology Collection has an acceptance rate of 58% and a circulation of over 64,000. This collection explores innovative theories and practices relating technology to society. The collection is cross-disciplinary in its scope, offering a meeting point for technologists with a concern for the social and social scientists with a concern for the technological. The focus is primarily, but not exclusively, on information and communications technologies. Established in 2005 and currently publishing its 13th volume, The Technology Collection is indexed by EBSCO, the Australian Research Council, the China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Cabell’s, Genamics Journal Seek, and Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory. This collection offers both personal and institutional subscriptions and is published electronically and in print. For more information, please visit 

About Common Ground Research Networks: 

The Technology Collection contains four among the 70 scholarly journals published by Common Ground Research Networks. Common Ground, which was founded in 1984, seeks to take the pivotal ideas and challenges at play within established disciplines and create spaces for interaction that cut horizontally across legacy knowledge structures. As a result, in addition to providing a space for publication within its catalog of journals and their associated book imprints, Common Ground encourages researchers and practitioners to meet at the annual academic conferences that it organizes around the world and then connect and share their work virtually using Scholar, Common Ground’s innovative social knowledge software. For more information, please visit