Notes on Contributors

Amin Alhassan is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, York University, Toronto and a faculty member in the York and Ryerson Universities Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture. His research focuses on information and communication technologies for development in Africa and he is working on a book on the “grammar of aid” in the development of Ghana and Uganda.

Boatema Boateng is Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of California, San Diego. She has written essays on globalization, gender, and traditional knowledge as they relate to intellectual property law and is the author of The Copyright Thing Doesn’t Work Here: ASdinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property Law in Ghana.

Sandra Braman is Professor of Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her research focuses on macro-level effects of the use of digital technologies and their policy implications with support from the US National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Soros Foundation. Her most recent book is Change of State: Information, Policy, and Power.

Marco Briziarelli is a PhD student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He received his MA in Media Studies at the University of Iowa and his Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences at the University of Perugia, Italy.

Andrew Calabrese is Professor of Media Studies and Associate Dean, ...

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