Jane Fountain
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Jane E. Fountain, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, is founder and Director of the National Center for Digital Government, Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Initiative, Director of the Women in the Information Age Program, and Interim Director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a senior researcher with the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing. Her research is focused at the intersection of institutions, global information and communication technologies, and governance.

Fountain is the author of Building the Virtual State: Information Technology and Institutional Change (Brookings Institution Press, 2001), which was awarded an Outstanding Academic Title 2002 by Choice, and has been translated into and published in Chinese, Portuguese and Japanese. Her current book project, Women in the Information Age (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming), focuses on gender, institutions and technology. She has published research on information and communication technology and the development of networked forms of organization and governance in Governance, Technology in Society, Science and Public Policy, The Communications of the ACM, and other scholarly journals. Fountain has served on several governing bodies convened to foster research on information and communication technologies and governance. She holds a double PhD from Yale University in organizational behavior and in political science.


Lectures:

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flag USA/Korea Ending
as author at  The 1st U.S.-Korea IT Policy Forum - Towards Economic Growth and Mutual Prosperity,
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flag USA/Korea Collaboration
as author at  The 1st U.S.-Korea IT Policy Forum - Towards Economic Growth and Mutual Prosperity,
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flag USA/Korea Policy Trends
as author at  The 1st U.S.-Korea IT Policy Forum - Towards Economic Growth and Mutual Prosperity,
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flag USA/Korea Greeting
as author at  The 1st U.S.-Korea IT Policy Forum - Towards Economic Growth and Mutual Prosperity,
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lecture
flag Mentoring and Persistence among Lower-Income First Generation College Students in STEM
as introducer at  STS Colloquium Series,
together with: Becky Wai-Ling Packard,
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  keynote
flag Advancing the Science of Science and Innovation Policy: Current Approach and Next Step
as introducer at  Networks, Risk and Knowledge Sharing,
together with: Julia Lane,
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opening
flag Welcomes & Introductions
as author at  Networks, Risk and Knowledge Sharing,
together with: Douglas L. Anderton, Jim Kurose, James Watkins,
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  debate
flag Question and Answers for session 4
as moderator at  Nanotechnology and Society: The Organization and Policy of Innovation,
together with: John Armstrong, David Rejeski, Daniel Lee Kleinman,
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keynote
flag The Semantic Web and Networked Governance: Promise and Challenges
as author at  5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Athens 2006,
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  interview
flag Interview with Jane Fountain
as interviewee at  5th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Athens 2006,
together with: Davor Orlič (interviewer),
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