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Research Partners

The Global Impact Study is implemented by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School. Working Groups have provided the Global Impact Study with invaluable guidance, support, and expertise.

We work with a team of research partners from around the world. Members are listed below, along with their organization and role(s) within the project.

Members & Roles

Erwin Alampay
Independent Consultant
Principal Investigator, Interpersonal Communication
François Bar
University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communications
Chair, Research Working Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Collaborative Knowledge Sharing Study
Co-Principal Investigator, Non-Instrumental Use Study
Michael Best
Georgia Institute of Technology, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Member, Research Working Group
Principal Investigator, Collaborative Knowledge Sharing Study
Co-Principal Investigator, Non-Instumental Use Study
Mike Crandall
University of Washington, Information School
Member, Research Working Group & Survey Working Group
Tyler Davis
University of Washington, Technology & Social Change Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Cost-Benefit Analysis Study
Jonathan Donner
Microsoft Research India
Co-Principal Investigator, South Africa Mobile Internet Study
Rodrigo Garrido
Centro de Investigaciones de la Inclusion Digital y la Sociedad del Conocimiento (CIISOC), Universidad de La Frontera
Research Implementation, Chile
National Inventory of Public Access Facilities, Venue & Population Survey
Infomediaries Study
Andy Gordon
University of Washington, Evans School of Public Affairs
Member, Research Working Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Infomediaries Study
Co-Principal Investigator, Community Information Ecology Study
Beth Kolko
University of Washington, Human-Centered Design & Engineering
Member, Research Working Group & Survey Working Group
Principal Investigator, Non-Instumental Uses Study
Mayette Macapagal
ideacorp Philippines
Research Implementation, Philippines
National Inventory of Public Access Facilities, Venue & Population Survey
Carlos Manjarrez
Institute of Museum & Library Services
Member, Survey Working Group & Research Working Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Community Ecology Study
Birutė Mankevičiūtė
Society for Information and Development (S4ID)
Research Implementation, Lithuania
National Inventory of Public Access Facilities
Infomediaries Study
Balaji Parthasarathy
International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore
Member, Research Working Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Infomediaries Study
Ananya Raihan
D.Net
Research Implementation, Bangladesh
National Inventory of Public Access Facilities, Venue & Population Survey
Infomediaries Study
Ricardo Ramirez
University of Guelph, School of Environmental Design & Rural Development
Member, Research Working Group
Co-Principal Investigator, Infomediaries Study
Chris Rothschild
University of Washington, Technology & Social Change Group
Manager, National Inventories of Public Access Facilities
Manager, Venue & Population Surveys
George Sciadas
Statistics Canada
Chair, Survey Working Group
Member, Research Working Group
Advisor, National Inventories
Araba Sey
University of Washington, Technology & Social Change Group
Research Lead, Global Impact Study
Principal Investigator, Sustainable Livelihoods
Co-Principal Investigator, Cost-Benefit Analysis Study
Angelina Totolo
University of Botswana
Co-Principal Investigator, Sustainable Livelihoods
Alex Tulinsky
University of Washington, Technology & Social Change Group
Software Developer, Global Impact Study database
Frank Tulus
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Representative, Global Impact Study Sponsor
Marta Voelcker
Fundação Pensamento Digital
Research Implementation, Brazil
National Inventory of Public Access Facilities, Venue & Population Survey
Marion Walton
University of Cape Town, Centre for Film and Media Studies
Co-Principal Investigator, South Africa Mobile Internet Study