Dr. Nanette Levinson

D09_347_SIS_Faculty_Staff nfs Nanette Levinson, SIS, facultyNanette S. Levinson is Academic Director of the SIS/Sciences-Po Exchange and Editor of the International Communication Section,The International Studies Compendium Project. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. She served as Associate Dean from 1988-2005. 

Recipient of awards for outstanding teaching, program development, academic affairs administration, multicultural affairs and honors programming, she has designed campus co-curricular learning initiatives as well as research-based training programs for the private and public sectors. In 2011, the Ashoka Foundation presented her with an “Award for Outstanding Contributions to Social Entrepreneurship Education.” 

Dr. Levinson’s research interests include Internet Policies and Governance; Cross-national Alliances; International Science & Technology Policy and Administration; Innovation; Change Processes; Culture, Communication & Social Entrepreneurship. Dr. Levinson’s research and teaching focus on knowledge transfer, culture, and innovation; internet and global governance; and social entrepreneurship. She also studies co-processes and change focusing on new media, culture and policy issues in the developing world.

Dr. Levinson’s writings appear in journals ranging from Information Technologies and International Development to International Studies Perspectives. She received her bachelor’s, masters and doctoral degrees from Harvard University.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Developing and Evaluating an Accessible Cyberteaching Training (ACT) Program for Faculty via a Virtual Center for Teaching and Learning “, with Jennifer Ellis, Derrick Cogburn, Marilyn Arnone, in Proceedings of 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE Computer Society Press, January 2015.

“A Virtual Educational Exchange: A North–South Virtually Shared Class on Sustainable Development”, with Augusta Abrahamse, Mathew Johnson, Larry Medsker, Joshua M. Pearce, Carla Quiroga, and Ruth Scipione. Journal of Studies in International Education Journal of Studies in International Education, May 2015: 19 (2): 140-159.

“Evaluating the Role of Face-to-Face Residencies in Cross-National, Accessible Cyberlearning”, with J. Ellis, M. Arnone, D. Cogburn, in Proceedings of 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE Computer Society Press, January 2014.

“International Communication As A Field: An Overview,” in Robert Denemark, ed., The International Studies Compendium Project. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, Volume I, 2010.

“Technology and Development in International Communication,” in Robert Denemark, ed., The International Studies Compendium Project. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, Volume X, 2010.

“Innovation in Cross-National Alliance Ecosystems.”International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management 11 (2010): 258-263.

“Teaching Globalization, Globally: A Seven-Year Case Study of South Africa-US Virtual Teams,” (with D. Cogburn),Information Technologies and International Development, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Spring 2008.

“Help Me, Help You: A Triple-Track Approach to Maximizing Collaborative Learning in Complex, Cross-National Virtual Teams,” (with D. Cogburn), Computer Supported-Collaborative Learning: Best Practices and Principles For Instructors, ed. by A.L.R. Lassiter and K. Orvis, Information Science Publishing, 2007.

“Internet and Developing Nations.” The Internet Encyclopedia.  Ed. by H. Bidgoli,  New: JohnWiley & Sons, 2004.

“U.S.-Africa Virtual Collaboration in Globalization Studies: Success Factors for Complex Cross-National Learning Teams.” (with D. Cogburn) International Studies Perspectives, 2003.

“Internet Governance and Institutional Change.” The Tocqueville Review, 2002.

“Management of Information, Communication and Media Resources,” Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, UNESCO, 2002.

Leading By Example: U.S. Women Leaders in International Affairs, with Pauline Baker, Women’s Foreign Policy Group, Washington, DC., 1998 Study Report.

“Globaliberal Arts Approach: The International Studies Major and the Next Millennium,” International Studies in the New Millennium: Meeting the Challenge of Globalization, ed. by Julia A. Kushigian and Penny Parsekian, Praeger, 1998.

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Internet Governance Institutionalization: Process and Trajectories”, with M. Marzouki, Chapter 1 in Michèle Rioux and Kim Fontaine-Skronski., eds.

Global Governance Facing Structural Changes: New Institutional Trajectories for Digital and Transnational Capitalism. Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2015.

“International Organizations and Global Internet Governance Interorganizational Architecture”, with M. Marzouki, Chapter in D. Cogburn, L. Denardis, F. Musiani, and N.S. Levinson, co-editors, The Turn To Infrastructure In Internet Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2015.

“Globaliberal Arts Approach: The International Studies Major and the Next Millennium,” International Studies in the New Millenium: Meeting the Challenge of Globalization, ed. by Julia A. Kushigian and Penny Parsekian, Connecticut: Praeger, 1998.

“Stratégies Interorganisationnelles dans les Technologies Nouvelles: Alliances Transnationales et Mondialisation” in Les Alliances Stratégiques dans les Technologies de L’Information, edited by Abdelaziz Mouline, Paris, Economica 1996.

“Managing Innovation in the Interorganizational Information Era,” in Innovation, Adaptation and Growth: An International Perspective, ed. by Roy Rothwell and John Bessant, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1987, pp. 135-147.

“Science, Technology and International Competition,” in The Role of Government in the United States: Practice and Theory, ed. by Robert E. Cleary, University Press of America, 1985.

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