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Derrick Cogburn

  • Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor/ Director Cotelco Center
  • American University School of International Service
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Derrick Cogburn is Associate Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service at American University. In addition, he is Senior Scientist and Chief Research Director at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. His research and teaching includes: global information and communication technology and socio-economic development; institutional mechanisms for global governance of ICTs; transnational policy networks and epistemic communities; and the socio-technical infrastructure for geographically distributed collaboration in knowledge work.

Recent publications

  • Developing Accessible Cyberinfrastructure-Enabled Knowledge Communities in the National Disability Community: Theory, Practice, and Policy

    • Myhill W
    • Samant D
    • Blanck P
    • et al.
  • The U.S. role in global internet governance

    • Cogburn D
    • Mueller M
    • Mcknight L
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor/ Director Cotelco Center

School of International Service, American University

August 2009 - Present

Associate Professor

School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

August 2004 - Present


Ph.D. Political Science (International Relations, Political Economy)

Howard University

University of Houston

B.A. Political Science/ History

The University of Oklahoma


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