Appendix A

Committee on Indicators of Internet Impacts on Development

Ernest J. Wilson III (Chair) is Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management and Associate Professor of Government and Politics and Afro-American Studies and a Faculty Associate in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland. Previously he served as Deputy Director, Global Information Infrastructure Commission, and has worked on information issues at the U.S. Information Agency and the White House. He was also an expert advisor to the African Information Society Initiative of the Economic Commission for Africa. Dr. Wilson is the author or editor of several books and studies on the political economy of international oil, the global information revolution, and economic reform in developing countries. His recent report, prepared for the Center for Strategic and International studies (CSIS), “The Information Revolution Comes to Africa,” also combines his interest in Africa and the information revolution. Wilson has degrees from Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley. His web site can be found at http://www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm/wilson/.

John A. Daly is a self-employed consultant working on issues of science, technology, and development. He served for 25 years with the U.S. government foreign assistance program, including a term as director of the Office of Research of the U.S. Agency for International Development. His overseas experience includes several years with the World Health Organization in Colombia, and several years in Chile as a Peace Corps Volunteer and Ford Foundation Consultant. In the 1960s he worked as an engineer in computer related research in the aerospace industry. Dr. Daly has maintained a long interest in the applications of information and communications technology to development. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Public Administration from the University of California at Irvine and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

José-Marie Griffiths is Chief Information Officer of the University of Michigan, and Executive Director of the Information Technology Division. She has overall responsibility for all aspects of information technology, including telecommunications, networking, computing and infrastructure. Additionally, she is a full professor in the School of Information. Dr. Griffiths is a Commissioner of the United States National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS), nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 1997. Previously, she was at the University Tennessee-Knoxville where she filled several positions, including Director of the School of Information Sciences. Dr. Griffiths has extensive experience in information systems and networking. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in information science and a B.Sc., with honors, in physics. Both degrees are from the University College of the University of London.



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Internet Counts: Measuring the Impacts of the Internet Appendix A Committee on Indicators of Internet Impacts on Development Ernest J. Wilson III (Chair) is Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management and Associate Professor of Government and Politics and Afro-American Studies and a Faculty Associate in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland. Previously he served as Deputy Director, Global Information Infrastructure Commission, and has worked on information issues at the U.S. Information Agency and the White House. He was also an expert advisor to the African Information Society Initiative of the Economic Commission for Africa. Dr. Wilson is the author or editor of several books and studies on the political economy of international oil, the global information revolution, and economic reform in developing countries. His recent report, prepared for the Center for Strategic and International studies (CSIS), “The Information Revolution Comes to Africa,” also combines his interest in Africa and the information revolution. Wilson has degrees from Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley. His web site can be found at http://www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm/wilson/. John A. Daly is a self-employed consultant working on issues of science, technology, and development. He served for 25 years with the U.S. government foreign assistance program, including a term as director of the Office of Research of the U.S. Agency for International Development. His overseas experience includes several years with the World Health Organization in Colombia, and several years in Chile as a Peace Corps Volunteer and Ford Foundation Consultant. In the 1960s he worked as an engineer in computer related research in the aerospace industry. Dr. Daly has maintained a long interest in the applications of information and communications technology to development. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Public Administration from the University of California at Irvine and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. José-Marie Griffiths is Chief Information Officer of the University of Michigan, and Executive Director of the Information Technology Division. She has overall responsibility for all aspects of information technology, including telecommunications, networking, computing and infrastructure. Additionally, she is a full professor in the School of Information. Dr. Griffiths is a Commissioner of the United States National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS), nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 1997. Previously, she was at the University Tennessee-Knoxville where she filled several positions, including Director of the School of Information Sciences. Dr. Griffiths has extensive experience in information systems and networking. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in information science and a B.Sc., with honors, in physics. Both degrees are from the University College of the University of London.