Best, Michael

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  • Michael Best
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-CS
    OFFICE:
    UNU-CS, Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No 4, Macau SAR, China
    E-MAIL:
    mikeb​@unu.edu
    NATIONALITY:
    United States of America

    Research Interests

    • Community internet
    • ICTs and empowerment
    • ICTs and gender
    • ICTs for development
    • ICTs for peace
    • Internet and communication policy and governance

    Education

    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)

    Biographical Statement

    Dr. Michael L. Best directs the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) in Macau SAR, China. He is a professor, on leave, with the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology where he directs the Technologies and International Development Lab. Professor Best is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the widely read journal, Information Technologies and International Development. He holds a Ph.D. from MIT and has served as director of Media Lab Asia in India and head of the eDevelopment group at the MIT Media Lab.

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