Juniper l. lovato
Juniper Lovato holds a Masters of Liberal Arts in Philosophy and Classics from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She then joined the Santa Fe Institute where she most recently worked as Director of Education, designing transdisciplinary educational and research programs in complexity science. She now works at the Vermont Complex Systems Center at the University of Vermont, she is the program director of the MassMutual Center of Excellence on Complex Systems and Data Science and the Director of Educational Outreach for Complex Systems and K-12 STEM. In her current position, she is the lead organizer of major network science events such as the inaugural Complex Networks Winter Workshop, the Symposium on the Science of Stories, the 2019 NetSci conference, And ALife 2020.
Research Interests: Complex Systems Science, Informal Education, K-12 STEM Education, Generative Processes Design, Philosophy of Science, Bioethics, Data Ethics, Algorithmic Fairness, Ancient Greek, Aristotelian Ethics, and the Makerspace Movement
“there is no pleasure without activity, and also no perfect activity without its pleasure."- Aristotle (NE 1175a21).