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Francois Bar
François
Bar
Associate Professor

Email

fbar@usc.edu

Office

ANN 310L

Office Hours

by appointment

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Expertise

Information and Communication Technologies
International Relations
New Media
Public Policy

Center Affiliation

Annenberg Innovation Lab
Annenberg Networks Network
Annenberg Research Network on International Communication
Center on Communication Leadership and Policy

François Bar is Associate Professor of Communication and Spatial Sciences at the University of Southern California. He serves on the Annenberg Innovation Lab research council and is a steering committee member of the Annenberg Research Network on International Communication. His research and teaching explore the social and economic impacts of information technologies, with a specific focus on telecommunication policy, user-driven innovation and technology appropriation. His most recent work examines the potential of information technology for economic, social and cultural development, in places ranging from East Africa to Latin America and South Los Angeles. He is co-Editor in Chief of Information Technologies and International Development (ITID). 

 

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Research

Research Group Affiliations:

  • Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL)
  • Annenberg Research Network for International Communication (ARNIC)
  • Annneberg Networks Network (ANN)
  • USC Center for Communication Law & Policy (CCLP)
  • Digital Social Media (DSM)