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Dr. Katarzyna Aleksieju  is interested in onomastics as well as computer-mediated communication (CMC). The construction of identity online forms a central plank of her research programme. Katarzyna received her PhD in Russian Studies from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2017. The thesis Names on the Internet: Towards Electronic Socio-onom@stics involves the online naming system and investigates the role of usernames in identity construction, using data gathered from a forum on the Russian Internet. Among others, Katarzyna has contributed chapters to two volumes: The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming (2016) and Names: People, Places. Perception and Power (2016).
Dr. David Benjamin is a scholar of architectural history. He is particularly interested in its cultural and thnological aspects. David  also researches cultural heritage research and management. Dr. Benjamin maintains an architectural practice and a full range of scholarly activities:  peer-reviewed papers and editing books, speaking at conferences, writing research and conference support grants, mentoring and teaching tertiary university students and PhD candidates, reviewing papers for books and journals, co-authoring papers, and advising  in architectural competitions. His papers have been cited in studies of vernacular architecture and the built environment.
Dr. Marjan Mohammadzadehen completed her PhD in Community health, Faculty of medicine and Health science, University Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 2015.  Marjan holds a B.S in Occupational Therapy and M.S in Rehabilitation Management at University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.  Her PhD project, “Effects of Life Skills Education on Emotional Problems, Self-Esteem and Coping Mechanisms among Institutional Adolescents in Klang Valley, Malaysia” as a joint project between Department of Psychiatry and Department of Community Health was funded by UPM.  Her research interests include children and adolescents’ emotional and behavioral health, health promotion, health education and vulnerable youth studies.

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