The Romanian Institute
of Orthodox Theology and Spirituality, New York


Institutul Roman de Teologie si Spiritualitate Ortodoxa, New York

Prof. univ. Dr. George Lăzăroiu



Curriculum vitae

 

 

Personal data

 

Name and surname: George-Robert Lazaroiu    

 


 

Education

 

(2004) PhD Philosophy, University of Bucharest

(2000) BA Philosophy, University of Bucharest  

 

 

 

Work experience

 

2019 Research Fellow, The Institute of Smart Big Data Analytics, New York City, NY, USA.

2018– Section Editor, Springer, Berlin, Encyclopedia of Educational Innovation.

2017– Co-editor, Policy Futures in Education (Web of Science, ESCI), SAGE.

2017– Section Editor, Springer, Berlin, Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory.

2017– Research Fellow, The Cognitive Labor Institute, New York City.

2016– Research Fellow, University of Waikato, Centre for Global Studies in Education,

           Hamilton, New Zealand.

2016– Co-editor, Educational Philosophy and Theory (Web of Science, IF: 1.267),

           Taylor & Francis.

2016– Editors Collective board member, New Zealand.

2015– Associate Professor, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania.

2011– Associate Professor, Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania.   

2009–2010 Deputy Director, Central Institute for Scientific Research,

                     Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania.     

2002–2011 Assistant Professor, Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

 

Summary of R&D results:

 

Algorithms concerning scientific products in terms of visibility and impact. Editorial strategies based on cumulative and integrative value. More than 5,000 scholarly connections.          

 

 

 

Major Publications

 

Articles in IF journals


(2020). Consumers’ decision-making process on social commerce platforms: Online trust, perceived risk, and purchase intentions, Frontiers in Psychology. IF 2.129. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00890. (co-author)

 

(2020) “Environmentally Responsible Behavior and Sustainability Policy Adoption in Green Public Procurement,” Sustainability 12(5): 2110. IF 2.592 (co-author)

 

(2020) “Sustainable Brand Management of Alimentary Goods,” Sustainability 12(2): 556. IF 2.592 (co-author)

 

(2020) “Remaining Financially Healthy and Competitive: The Role of Financial Predictors,” Journal of Competitiveness 12(1): 74–92. IF to be received in June 2020. (co-author)

 

(2019) “Trust Management in Organic Agriculture: Sustainable Consumption Behavior, Environmentally Conscious Purchase Intention, and Healthy Food Choices,” Frontiers in Public Health 7: 340. IF 2.031 (co-author)

 

(2019) “The Effectiveness of Marketing Communication and Importance of Its Evaluation in an Online Environment,” Sustainability 11: 7016. IF 2.592 (co-author)

 

(2019) “An Integrated Psycho-Sociological Perspective on Public Employees’ Motivation and Performance,” Frontiers in Psychology 10: 36. IF: 2,089. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Postmodernism as an Epistemological Phenomenon,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 50(14): 1389–1390. IF: 0,864.

 

(2017) “Can Neuroscience Assist Us in Constructing Better Patterns of Economic Decision-making?,” Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 11: 188. IF: 3,104. (co-author)

 

(2017) “The Cognitive Information Effect of Televised News,” Frontiers in Psychology 8: 1165. IF: 2,323. (co-author)

 

(2016) “Toward a Philosophy of Academic Publishing,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 48(14): 1401–1425.  IF: 0,415 (co-author)

 

(2013) “The Semantics of Communicative Functions of Smart Interactive Clothing,” Industria textilă 64(5): 260–265. IF: 0,475. (co-author)

 

(2013) “Besley on Foucault’s Discourse of Education,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 45(8): 821–832. IF: 0,428. 

 

(2013) “The Economics of Citation Impact Metrics,” Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research 47(1): 151–165. IF: 0,420. (co-author)

 

(2013) “A Theory of the Availability and Level of Consumer Protection in Online and Mobile Payments for Public Economic Services,” Amfiteatru economic 16(34): 284–300. IF: 0,838. (co-author)

 

(2012) “Corruption and Bureaucracy in Public Services,” Amfiteatru economic 14(S6): 665–679. IF: 0,953. (co-author)

 

 

 

Chapters in books published by international publishing houses

 

(2020). “Postmodernism as an Epistemological Phenomenon,” in What Comes After Postmodernism in Educational Theory?, Routledge, London, UK. Editors: Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar, Liz Jackson, and Tina Besley.

https://www.routledge.com/What-Comes-After-Postmodernism-in-Educational-Theory-1st-Edition/Peters-Tesar-Jackson-Besley/p/book/9780367897710

 

(2019) “Educating for a Workless Society: Technological Advance, Mass Unemployment, and Meaningful Jobs,” in Michael A. Peters, Alex Means, and Petar Jandric (eds.), Education and Technological Unemployment. Cham: Springer, 145–158.

 

(2019) “Arendt, Citizenship, and Education,” in A. Peterson, G. Stahl, and H. Soong (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Citizenship and Education. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 1–12. (co-author)

 

(2019) “Creative and Collaborative Nature of Networked Exchanges,” in M. A. Peters (ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-532-7

 

(2018) “Organizational Dynamics of the Knowledge Economy,” in Michael A. Peters and Susanne Maria Weber (eds.), Organization and the New: Discourses, Agents, Ecologies of Innovation. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 51–68.

 

(2018) “Post-truth in the Philosophy of Journalism Education,” in Michael A. Peters, Sharon Rider, and Tina Besley (eds.), Education and Philosophy in a Post-truth World. Dordrecht: Springer, 113–120. 

 

Articles in WoS ESCI journals

(2018) “Is Peer Review in Academic Publishing Still Working?,” Open Review of Educational Research  5(1): 95-112. (co-author)

 

(2016) “The United States (US) Steel Import Crisis and the Global Production Overcapacity till 2016,” Metalurgija 55(3): 538–540.  (co-author)

 

(2016) “China’s Steel Industry as a Driving Force for Economic Growth and International Competitiveness,” Metalurgija 55(1): 123-126. (co-author)

 

 

 

Articles in Scopus journals

 

(2019) “The Social Sustainability of Citizen-centered Urban Governance Networks: Sensor-based Big Data Applications and Real-Time Decision-Making,” Geopolitics, History, and International Relations 11(2): 27–33. (co-author)

 

(2019) “Are Autonomous Vehicles Only a Technological Step? The Sustainable Deployment of Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads,” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 11(2): 22–28. (co-author)  

 

(2019) “Initiating Sexual Behaviors with Online Dating Partners: Stereotypical Gender Norms, Intimate Personal Data, and Romantic Compatibility,” Journal of Research in Gender Studies 9(2): 71–77. (co-author)  

 

(2018) “Gendered Power Disparities, Misogynist Violence, and Women’s Oppression: The #MeToo Movement against Workplace Sexual Harassment,” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 10(2): 57–63. (co-author)

 

(2018) “The Socratic Process of Learning: Being-Educated as a Philosophical Way of the Ethical Life,” Review of Contemporary Philosophy 17: 114–120.

 

(2018) “Participation Environments, Collective Identities, and Online Political Behavior: The Role of Media Technologies for Social Protest Campaigns,” Geopolitics, History, and International Relations 10(2): 58–63.

 

(2018) “Social Networking Site Use and Depressive Symptoms: Does Facebook Activity Lead to Adverse Psychological Health?”, Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 17: 141–158. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Comprehensive Assessment of the Selected Indicators of Financial Analysis in the Context of Failing Companies,” Journal of International Studies 11(4): 282–294. (co-author)

 

(2017) “Collective Writing: An Inquiry into Praxis,” Knowledge Cultures 5(1): 85–109. (co-author)

(2017) “The Psychological Fabric of Ethical Subjectivity in Woody Allen’s Films,” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 9(2): 39–50.

 

(2015) “Employee Motivation and Job Performance,” Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 14: 97–102.

 

(2014) “The Political Ontology of Rawls’s Work,” Analysis and Metaphysics 13: 73–80.

 

(2014) “The Role of Social Media as a News Provider,” Review of Contemporary Philosophy 13: 78–83.

 

(2014) “The Social Construction of Participatory Media Technologies,” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 6(1): 104–109.

 

(2014) “Challenges Facing Scholarly Publishing,” Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 13: 158–163.

 

 

 

Books published by international publishing houses

 

(2012) Challenges to the Epistemology of Journalism: The Architecture of the Contemporary Mediascape, ISBN 978-1-935494-37-9, LCCN: 2012948050

Addleton Academic Publishers, New York, indexed in EBSCO and in 583 KVK/WorldCat libraries

Reviewers: Tina Besley (Professor, University of Waikato), Walter E. Block (Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair, Professor, Loyola University New Orleans), Tibor R. Machan (Emeritus Professor, Auburn University, Professor, Chapman University), Michael A. Peters (Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois, Professor, University of Waikato), Klas Roth (Professor, Stockholm University)

 

(2012) Processes of Social Construction in the Philosophy of Communication, ISBN 978-1-935494-38-6, LCCN: 2012948044

Addleton Academic Publishers, New York, indexed in EBSCO and in 596 KVK/WorldCat libraries

Reviewers: Anis H. Bajrektarevic (Professor, University of Applied Sciences IMC–Krems), Giorgio Baruchello (Professor, University of Akureyri), Gerard Casey (Professor, University College Dublin), Efstratia Oktapoda (Associate Professor, Paris-Sorbonne University), Horst Ruthrof (Emeritus Professor, Murdoch University), Rick Vogel (Professor, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen)

 

(2009) Hyperreality, Cybernews, and the Power of Journalism, ISBN 978-1-935494-05-8, LCCN 2009912817, eISBN 9781461905257

Addleton Academic Publishers, New York, indexed in EBSCO and in 905 KVK/WorldCat libraries

Reviewer: Emeritus Professor Michael A. Peters, University of Illinois

 

 

 

Book reviews in WoS journals

 

(2018) “How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays,” Sixteenth Century Journal 49(2): 491-493.

 

(2018) “After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy,” Sixteenth Century Journal 49(1): 205-206.   

 

(2018) “Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood,” Sixteenth Century Journal 49(1): 262-264.

 

(2018) “The Medieval Islamic Republic of Letters: Arabic Knowledge Construction,” Sixteenth Century Journal 49(1): 300-302.

 

(2018) “The Stoic Origins of Erasmus’ Philosophy of Christ,” Sixteenth Century Journal 49(1): 306-308.

(2016) “Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World,” Sixteenth Century Journal 47(4): 1107-1109  

 

(2016) “Women’s Voices in Tudor Wills, 1485-1603: Authority, Influence and Material Culture,” Sixteenth Century Journal 47(2): 439-440.

 

(2016) “The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin,” Sixteenth Century Journal 47(2): 486-488.

 

(2016) “An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D’Ewes,” Sixteenth Century Journal 47(2): 512-513.

 

(2015) “Figuring Style: The Legacy of Renaissance Rhetoric,” Sixteenth Century Journal 46(3): 809-810.

 

(2015) “Spenser’s Images of Life,” Sixteenth Century Journal 46(1): 172-173.

 

(2015) “The Oxford Anthology of Tudor Drama,” Sixteenth Century Journal 46(1): 219-221.

 

(2014) “The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue,” Sixteenth Century Journal 45(2): 478-479. 

 

(2014) “The Art of Dialectic between Dialogue and Rhetoric,” Sixteenth Century Journal 45(1): 157-159.

 

(2013) “Forgiving the Gift: The Philosophy of Generosity in Shakespeare and Marlowe,” Sixteenth Century Journal 44(3): 860-861. 

 

 

 

Articles published in WoS conference proceedings

 

(2018) “Intricate Shifts in the Patterns of Reflexive Pedagogy that are Associated with E-Learning,” E-learning Challenges and New Horizons, vol. 1, Bucharest, 141-146.

 

(2018) “Does the Capacity of Identifying the Student Emotion Expand the Potentialities for e-Learning?,” E-learning Challenges and New Horizons, vol. 1, Bucharest, 147-152.

 

(2018) “Management of the Renewable Energies - Current Status and Priorities for Romania,” Innovation Management and Education Excellence through Vision 2020, Milan, 1871-1879.  

 

(2016) “Do Migrant Remittances Enhance Considerably Macroeconomic Stability in Recipient Economies?,” Globalization and Its Socio-Economic Consequences, Rajecke Teplice & University of Zilina, Slovakia, 1163-1170.

 

(2016) “How Do Labor Rights Relate to Involvement in the Worldwide Economy?,” Globalization and Its Socio-Economic Consequences, Rajecke Teplice & University of Zilina, Slovakia, 1499-1505.  

 

(2016) “The Impact of Economic Globalization on Successful Environmental State Governance,” Globalization and Its Socio-Economic Consequences, Rajecke Teplice & University of Zilina, Slovakia, 1783-1790.

 

(2016) “Democratizing Education: The Potential of EDX in Revolutionizing Learning,” E-learning Vision 2020!, vol. 3, Bucharest, 34-39.

 

(2016) “The Sustainability of Udacity’s Business Model of Producing First-Rate Online Content and Incoporating Interactive Learning Aspects into an Online Course,” E-learning Vision 2020!, vol. 3, Bucharest, 40-45.

(2016) “The Feasibility of Coursera as a Platform for Credit-Bearing Courses,” E-learning Vision 2020!, vol. 3, Bucharest, 46-52.  

 

(2010) “Efficient Usage and Augmentation of Scientific Knowledge in a Global Digital Network,” Recent Advances in Business Administration, University of Cambridge, Anglia, 238-243.

 

(2010) “Model of Educational Counseling System in Initial and Continuous Training,” Proceedings of the American Conference on Applied Mathematics: Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 351–356.

 

(2010) “Stochastic Methods and Algorithms for Analysis in Communication Process,” Proceedings of the American Conference on Applied Mathematics: Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 356–361. 

 

(2010) “Dummett’s Anti-realist Defense of Mathematical Intuitionism,” Proceedings of the American Conference on Applied Mathematics: Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 378–383.

 

(2010) “Gödel on Conceptual Realism and Mathematical Intuition,” Proceedings of the American Conference on Applied Mathematics: Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 382–387.

 

 

 

Peer reviewer

 

Journal of Philosophy of Education (Wiley), IF: 0.444

Journal of Experimental Neuroscience (SAGE) (WoS, ESCI)

International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald), IF: 2.067

Interactive Learning Environments (Taylor & Francis), IF: 1.604

SAGE Open (SAGE) (WoS, ESCI)

Industria textilă, IF: 0.570

Teaching and Teacher Education (Elsevier), IF: 2.473

Journal of Business Research (Elsevier), IF: 4.028

Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier), IF: 6.395

International Journal of Financial Studies (WoS, ESCI)

International Food Research Journal, IF: 0.662.

Sustainability, IF 2.592

Sustainable Production and Consumption (Elsevier). SSCI, IF in June 2020.

 

 

 

Grants


“Big Data Analytics in Industry 4.0,” American Association for Economic Research (2016–2019), ID No: AAP2016-6 ($15.000).

 

 

 

Papers presented at international conferences

 

(2019) “Descriptive Analysis of Company’s Profit as a Basis for Earnings Management,”

The International Business Information Management Conference (33rd IBIMA) Granada, Spain, 10-11 April. (co-author)

 

(2019) “Recursive Prediction Model Based on Decision Trees: Implementation in Emerging Markets,” Economics, Management, Finance and Social Attributtes of Economic System International Scientific Conference, Juraj Dobrila University, Croatia, 3–6 July. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Receivables Management: Theory and Practice in Business,” Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic Development and Application of Innovation Management, the 32nd IBIMA conference, Sevilla, Spain, 15–16 November, pp. 7407-7417. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Results of Survey on Satisfaction of Inhabitants in the Selected Region of the Slovak Republic with Public Transport Services,” 3rd international scientific conference Economics, Management, Finance and Social Attributes of Economic System, Juraj Dobrila University, Croatia, 4–7 July. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Prediction of Payment Discipline Using the Markov Chain – Case Studies of Visegrad Four,” 3rd international scientific conference Economics, Management, Finance and Social Attributes of Economic System, Juraj Dobrila University, Croatia, 4–7 July. (co-author)

 

(2018) “Alternative Work Arrangements and Work–Life Balance Behaviors,” Proceedings of the 2nd international conference Contemporary Issues in Theory and Practice of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland, 275–281. (co-author)

 

(2018) “The Instrumental Function of Gendered Citizenship and Symbolic Politics in the Social Construction of Labor Rights for Migrants,” the 12th European Social Science History conference, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 4–7 April. (co-author)

 

(2017) “China’s Green Financial System: Implications for Its Economic Growth,” Finance and Performance of the Firms in Science, Education and Practice conference, Tomas Bata University, Zlin, Czech Republic, 26–27 April. (co-author)

 

(2017) “Testing Earning Management,” 4th international conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, 29–30 December, Sapporo, Japan. (co-author)

 

(2017) “Is Citizen-centric Digital Governance the Most Adequate Approach to Implement Service Delivery?,” New Challenges of Economic and Business Development – Digital Economy, international scientific conference, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, 18–20 May.

 

(2013) “Communicating Corruption and Economic Development: Case Study Romania,” GBEF Conference, Wuhan University, China (conference grant), 9–11 May. http://ems.whu.edu.cn/web_gbef/doc/ en.pdf (co-author)

 

(2013) “Organizational Dynamics of the Knowledge Economy,” Organisation and the New, DGfE Conference, Philipps University Marburg, Germany, 28 February–1 March. http://www.uni-marburg.de/fb21/i-on/organisation-undddasneue/program-en.pdf

 

(2012) “Scholarly Research as Business Behaviour Based on Ethical Values,” the 8th International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business-World Forum for Ethics in Business (Capitalism – But Not Reloaded?! A Systemic Crisis and Its Consequences), European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, 30 November–1 December. Recommended by Anis Bajrektarevic (Professor, IMC-University of Applied Sciences, Krems) and invited by Ruud Lubbers (Professor at Harvard University and Tilburg University). http://www.wfeb.org/

 

(2012) “Collaborative Work in Digital Democracy and Interactive Production of Personalized Information,” 13th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, 2–6 July. http://issei2012.haifa.ac.il/

 

(2012) “The Language of Gender in the Byzantine World,” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, USA, 10–13 May. http://www.medievalarchives.com/2012/04/ 17/the-international-congress-on-medieval-studies-free-local-residents/

 

(2012) “Power and Public Stage: Political Involvement of 19th Century Romanian Women Writers,” 9th European Social Science History Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, and International Institute of Social History, 11–14 April (co-author). http://esshc.socialhistory.org/ conferences/esshc-glasgow-2012

 

(2011) “The New Logic of Social Media,” the 19th Ecumenical Interdisciplinary Symposium – Alienation and Authenticity in Environments of the 21st Century: Technology, Person and Transcendence, Columbia University & Metropolitan College of New York, USA, 3 December. (co-author)

 

(2010) “Richard Swinburne: The Nature of God and the Problem of Evil,” the 18th Ecumenical Theological Symposium – Meaning and Mystery: From the Philosophy of Knowledge to the Theology of Person, Metropolitan College of New York, USA, 4 December.

 

(2009) “Political Theology as Theological Politics,” the 17th Ecumenical Theological Symposium – Religion and Politics: The Human Society between the Power of God and the Power of Man, Metropolitan College of New York, USA, 5 December.

 

(2008) “Wittgenstein’s Notion of the Factual Status of Religious Language,” the 16th Ecumenical Theological Symposium – Cult and Culture: The Transcendental Roots of Human Civilization, Metropolitan College of New York, USA, 6 December.

 

 

 

Projects

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2019) “Postmodernist Sophistry, Shoddy Peer Review, and Academic Dishonesty: How Subjective Science Knowledge and Patience for Nonsense May Cause (Pseudo-)Scholarly Hoax. Boghossian et al. Affair,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 51(14): 1408-1412.  

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2017) “Is There an Absence of Capability in Sustainable Development in Universities?,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 49(14): 1305-1308.

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2017) “Do Mega-Journals Constitute the Future of Scholarly Communication?,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 49(11): 1047-1050.

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2017) “The Routine Fabric of Understandable and Contemptible Lies,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 49(6): 573-574.

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2017) “What Do Altmetrics Measure? Maybe the Broader Impact of Research on Society,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 49(4): 309-311.

 

Philosophy of Education Society of Australia/ Routledge-Taylor & Francis Group

(2015) “The Educational Status of Refugee Youth from Syria,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 47(13-14): 1383-1384.