Braman Sandra

Sandra Braman


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Ph.D., University of Minnesota


Sandra Braman's research focuses on the macro-level effects of digital technologies and their policy implications; in the 21st century this involves the co-construction of technology, law, and society. She is Chair of the Law Section of the International Association of Media and Communication Research, and former Chair of the Communication Law & Policy Division of the International Communication Association (ICA). Braman edits the MIT Press Information Policy book series and the Communication in the Public Interest series published by Wiley-Blackwell/ICA. She has served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and held visiting professorships in Brazil, Norway, South Africa, and Sweden. Her research has been funded by the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Soros Foundation, and the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Recent Publications:

Braman, Sandra (2007/2009). Change of state: Information, policy, and power. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Braman, Sandra (2005). Information technology, national identity, and social cohesion. Washington, DC: Center for Strategic and International Security.

Braman, Sandra (Ed.) (2004). The emergent global information policy regime. Houndsmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Braman, Sandra (Ed.) (2004). Biotechnology and communication: The meta-technologies of information. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Braman, Sandra (Ed.) (2003). Communication researchers and policy-making. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Campus Affiliations:

Digital Arts and Culture Certificate Program
Global Studies
School of Information Studies