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Sandra Braman

Sandra Braman's research on the macro-level effects of technological innovation and their policy consequences has been supported by the Ford, Rockefeller and Open Society foundations as well as the US National Science foundation. Chair of the Law Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research, Braman was formerly Chair of the Communication Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association. Her books include Change of State: Information, Policy, and Power (MIT Press, 2007/2009) and the edited collections Biotechnology and Communication: The Meta-Technologies of Information (Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004), The Emerging Global Information Policy Regime (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), and Communication Researchers and Policy-Making (MIT Press, 2003). Currently Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Braman has served the Freedom of Expression Professor at the University of Bergen, and as a Fulbright scholar or visiting professor at universities in South Africa, Sweden, and Brazil.