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Amanda Hess

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Instructor/Dir-Intdisp Trnsltn
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 0604
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Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 0604
Biography

Amanda (Andi) Hess is the director of the Interdisciplinary Translation and Integration Sciences Initiative at Arizona State University, which aims to help research teams across the university bridge disciplinary gaps. Her research focuses on the Science of Team Science and Interdisciplinary Translation, a process of actively facilitating the exchange of knowledge across disciplinary languages in team research settings. Through the initiative, Ms. Hess organizes and leads custom workshops on the Science of Team Science for faculty interested in increasing the effectiveness of team science projects. She serves on the Board of Directors for the International Network for the Science of Team Science (INSciTS) and teaches courses in Interdisciplinary Studies and Organizational Leadership.

Her other research interests include issues of identity, conflict resolution, and intercultural competencies. Ms. Hess is the faculty director for the Identity and Conflict in the Balkans Study Abroad program in the spring B session and the Digital Culture, Technology, and Innovation in the Baltics program in the summer session, and has previously participated in Study Abroad programs in the Czech Republic, Italy, Romania, and Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus.

Education
  • Ph.D. Candidate. Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology (in progress)
  • M.S. Technology, Global Technology and Development
  • B.I.S. Interdisciplinary Studies (Geography and Anthropology); minor: Philosophy
Research Interests

Research interests include integration sciences and interdisciplinary theory and process, research methods and measurement, nationalism, and identity in post-communist Eastern Europe.

Publications

Editorially Reviewed Publications

Hess, A. (Feb 6, 2018). Two Types of Interdisciplinary Scholarship. Integration and Implementation Insights. Available at: https://i2insights.org/2018/02/06/two-types-of-interdisciplinarity/

Invited Talks & Workshops

Using Interdisciplinary Translation for More Effective Team Science. Workshop. University of Manchester, UK. July 30, 2018.

Building the Capacity for Team Science. Lancaster University, UK. July 23, 2018.

The Interdisciplinary Translation and Integration Sciences Initiative. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. May 15, 2017.

Conference Presentations

Hess, A. Designing International Interdisciplinarity Experiences to Unlock the Potential of Inter/diversities. Annual Meeting of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies. Detroit, MI.  October 2018.

Hess, A. Building Interdisciplinary Capacity for Responsible Research and Innovation: The Interdisciplinary Translation Initiative. Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. Lancaster, UK. July 2018.

Hess, A. Building Interdisciplinary Capacity for Team Science: The Interdisciplinary Translation Initiative. Workshop organizer and lead presenter. Annual conference for the Science of Team Science. Galveston, TX. May 2018.

Hess, A. Using Interdisciplinary Translation for More Effective Team Science. Poster. National Academy of Sciences Arthur M. Sackler Student Fellows Symposium. Washington, DC. March 2018.

Hess, A. & Pryzdia, M. The Interdisciplinary Translation Initiative: Translation Processes for More Effective Interdisciplinary Research. Workshop organizer and lead presenter. Annual meeting of The Association of Interdisciplinary Studies. Baltimore, MD. October 2017.

Hess, A. The Interdisciplinary Translation and Integration Sciences Initiative. Poster. Annual meeting of The Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies (S.NET). Phoenix, AZ. October 2017.

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 345Organizational Ethics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
BIS 345Organizational Ethics
OGL 350Diversity and Organizations
BIS 360Organizational Contexts
BIS 401Applied Interdisc Studies
BIS 402Senior Seminar
OGL 484Internship
BIS 484Internship
BIS 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
BIS 345Organizational Ethics
OGL 350Diversity and Organizations
BIS 360Organizational Contexts
BIS 401Applied Interdisc Studies
BIS 402Senior Seminar
OGL 482Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
BIS 494Special Topics
BIS 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
BIS 345Organizational Ethics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
OGL 481Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIS 301Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 402Senior Seminar
OGL 481Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
BIS 401Applied Interdisc Studies
BIS 402Senior Seminar
OGL 481Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 301Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
BIS 402Senior Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 301Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 302Interdisciplinary Inquiry
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
OGL 200Intro to Org Leadership
Honors / Awards

Teaching Excellence Award. Arizona State University. (2018).

Arthur M. Sackler Fellow. National Academy of Sciences. (2018).

Bronze Award Winner, Higher Education Games Category, with EI Games. Appraise: The Organizational Assessment Game International Serious Play Awards. (2017).

Professional Associations

International Network for the Science of Team Science. Member, Board of Directors.

Association for Interdisciplinary Studies. Member.

European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. Member.

Service

To the Profession

Board of Directors. International Network for the Science of Team Science.

Reviewer & Moderator. Annual Science of Team Science Conference.

Reviewer. Sage Publications. Multiple pieces. Topics: Research Design; Research Methods; Business Ethics.

 

To the University

Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies. Arizona State University.

Study Abroad Committee (Chair, 2018-2019)

Curriculum Committee (Chair, 2015-2017)

Faculty Annual Review Committee (2015-2016)