D. Linda Garcia is the former Director of the Communication, Culture and Technology Program at Georgetown University, and presently a member of the faculty. Prior to assuming the Directorship of the 150+ student graduate program in 1996, she was Project Director and Senior Associate at the U.S. Congress’ Office of Technology Assessment. There, she directed studies on electronic commerce, intellectual property rights, national and international telecommunications policy, standards development, and telecommunication and economic development.
In 1997, Linda received her Doctorate from the Program in Social Science Informatics, which is part of the Psychology Department at the University of Amsterdam. She received her Masters in International Affairs from Columbia’s School of International Affairs in 1965, and was ABD in Department of Political Science. In 1963, she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University where she majored in international affairs.
This year (2011-120, Linda will teach four courses:
CCTP-742 TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY,
CCTP-754 NETWORKS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT,
CCT-753 THE NETWORKED ECONOMY
CCT-??? NETWORKS AND THE CREATIVE PROCESS
Linda is Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Institute of Technology Assessment (ITA), a part of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Solstice Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the Anasazi people and their environment. In addition, Linda is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Social Media at American University,Â Associate Editor for the online Journal for Virtual World Research, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Global Standards Analysis.
She lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Brock Evans, a well-known and prolific environmentalist. You can find him on LinkedIn.
Â This page last updated Sunday June 5, 2011