New Paper: Multistakeholderism: anatomy of an inchoate global institution

iStock_000027835386_FullMultistakeholderism: anatomy of an inchoate global institution is the new, open-source paper on Internet governance and International Relations by Mark Raymond and Laura DeNardis.

Abstract (from International Theory):

Building on John Ruggie’s pioneering study of multilateralism, this paper presents an analogous study of multistakeholder governance, or multistakeholderism.

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Press Release: Derrick Cogburn at the Forefront of Internet Governance Developments

Cogburn_NETmundial_Micby Maya Aguilar (via

SIS Associate Professor Derrick Cogburn has been a longtime scholar of Internet governance issues. Recently, he has been involved in several significant developments in the Internet governance sphere. Earlier this year, Cogburn was selected as one of three academic representatives to the High-Level Multistakeholder Committee (HLM) of NETmundial, the 2014 Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance held from April 23-24, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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