Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance

Mr Javier RomeroVisiting PhD Student


Javier Romero is a visiting PhD student from the Department of Ethics and Political Philosophy, University of Salamanca, Spain. His PhD project (under the supervision of Associate Prof Carmen Velayos) investigates environmental problems, political theory and new technologies from a deliberative democratic perspective. In his master’s research at the University of Salamanca, Javier examined the development of the green political thought in Jürgen Habermas’s theory. His research interests include deliberative democracy, environmental politics, digital democracy, dialogical logic, and CyberEthics.

Javier is a member of Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE) and an ethical hacker. He is also the creator of DeCiSo 1.0 (Secret Chat for Deliberation in Civil Society using Wi-Fi Covert Channel-802.11 protocol), which he developed using Free Software (GNU/Linux) and Python (programming language). 

Javier will be based at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance for three months between 1 September and 30 November 2017. He will be presenting his research as part of the Centre’s seminar series on 24 October 2017. Further details of his seminar can be found here.

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