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Hernan
Galperin

Associate Professor of Communication
Director, Annenberg Research Network on International Communication (ARNIC)
An internationally recognized expert on Internet policy and digital inequality, Hernan Galperin applies empirical methods to study the links between technology adoption and social stratification.
Photo of Hernan Galperin
An internationally recognized expert on Internet policy and digital inequality, Hernan Galperin applies empirical methods to study the links between technology adoption and social stratification.
Expertise: 
Computation and Informatics, Policy and Law, Technology and Innovation
Research and Practice Areas: 
Civic Engagement and Social Justice
Science, Technology and Innovation
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Hernan
Galperin

Associate Professor of Communication
Director, Annenberg Research Network on International Communication (ARNIC)

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Hernan Galperin is an internationally recognized expert on Internet policy and digital inequality. His research uses surveys, field experiments and other quantitative methods to understand the determinants of broadband adoption and use, and how these are linked to the mechanisms of social stratification.

He is the author of four books and has published extensively in major journals such as Telecommunications Policy, Development Policy Review, New Media and Society, Government Information Quarterly, and Information Technologies and International Development (ITID). At USC Annenberg, he serves as director of the Annenberg Research Network on International Communication (ARNIC). He is also former director and non-resident fellow at the Center for Technology and Society at Universidad de San Andres (Argentina), non-resident fellow at CIDE’s Centro Latam Digital (Mexico), and is affiliated with the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and the USC Price Center for Social Innovation. His research has been funded by a variety of institutions, including the Pew Charitable Trust, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC-Canada), the Internet Society and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).

Awards and honors:

Non-resident Fellow, Cyberpolicy Think Tank, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDE), Mexico (2018).
Member, Information and Media Global Future Council, World Economic Forum (2019).
Top paper award, International Communication Association (2020).

Fall 2021

COMM 431: Global Strategy for the Communications Industry
COMM 553: Global Internet Governance