Francois Bar

François
Bar

Professor of Communication and Spatial Sciences
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
François Bar’s 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.
Francois Bar
François Bar’s 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.
Expertise: 
Arts and Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Global, Los Angeles, Policy and Law, Social Justice, Technology and Innovation
Research and Practice Areas: 
Civic Engagement and Social Justice
News and Media Industries
Science, Technology and Innovation
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François
Bar

Professor of Communication and Spatial Sciences
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

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François Bar is professor of communication and spatial sciences at USC. 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 to South Los Angeles.