ABOUT ACORN-REDECOM

ACORN-REDECOM (Americas Communication Research Network- Red Americana de Investigación e Información y Comunicación) is a cross-disciplinary academic network of research centers which seeks to advance knowledge on the social, economic and political impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Americas . It fosters research and dialog among researchers who examine the economic, technological and policy issues that affect ICT and their impact on development. Among its activities, the network:

The key goals of ACORN-REDECOM are:

The network comprises, as of today, the following centers:

Argentina (1)

Center: Centro de Tecnología y Sociedad
University: Universidad de San Andrés
Representative: Prof. Hernán Galperin

Brazil (4)

Center: Centro de Políticas, Direito, Economia e Tecnologias das Comunicações
University: Universidade de Brasilia
Representative: Prof. Márcio Iorio Aranha

Center: Centro de Tecnologia de Informação Aplicada
University: Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Representative: Profa. Marta de Campos Maia

Center: Cibernética Pedagógica - Laboratório de Linguagens Digitais
University: Universidade de São Paulo
Representative: Profa. Lucilene Cury

Center: Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento em Telecomunicações
Institution: Fundação CPqD
Representative: Moacir Giansante

Canada (1)

Center: Center for the Study of Regulated Industries
University: McGill University
Representative: Prof. Rich Schultz

Chile (2)

University: Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Representative: Prof. Roberto Muñoz

Center: Departamento Ciencia de la Computación-Facultad de Ingeniería
University: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Representative: Prof. Marcos Sepúlveda Fernández

Center: Centro de Estudios Públicos
University: Universidad de Chile
Representative: Prof. Lucas Sierra

Colombia (2)

Center: Centro de Estudios de Competitividad
University: Universidad de los Andes
Representative: Prof. Martha Cecilia Rodríguez Delgado

Center: Observatorio de Educación del Caribe Colombiano
University:Universidad del Norte
Representative: Prof. Elias Said Hung

Ecuador (3)

Center: Diploma Conjunto en Economía-PUCE-UPMF
University: Pontifica Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Representative: Omar Carrera Félix

Center: Facultad de Ingeniería
University: Universidad de Cuenca
Representative: Dean Fabián Jaramillo Palacios

Center: Centro de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación
University: Universidad de Cuenca-Facultad de Ingeniería
Representative: Villie Morocho Zurita, Ph.D.

Mexico (2)

Center: Programa de Investigación en Telecomunicaciones
Institution: Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDE)
Representative: Prof. Judith Mariscal

Center: Graduate School of Business Management EGADE
University: Monterrey Institute of Technology ITESM, Monterrey Campus
Representative: Prof. Carlos Scheel-Mayenberger

Peru (2)

Center: Instituto del Perú
University: Universidad San Martin de Porras
Representative: Liliana Ruiz de Alonso

Center: Instituto para Estudios Avanzados
Representative: Dean Ivan Mifflin

United States (6)

Center: Columbia Institute for Tele-Information
University: Columbia University
Representative: Prof. Raul Katz

Center: Annenberg Research Network on International Communication
University: University of Southern California
Representative: Prof. Jonathan Aronson

Center: Quello Center for Telecommunication Management & Law
University: Michigan State University
Representative: Prof. Johannes M. Bauer

Center: Center for the Study of Hispanic Marketing Communication
University: Florida State University
Representative: Felipe Korzenny, Ph.D

Center: Center of Convergence Network Technologies
University: Syracuse University
Representative: Prof. Martha Garcia-Murillo

Center: Center for Information and Society
University of Washington
Representative: Maria Garrido, Ph.D

Venezuela (2)

Center: Maestría en "Información y Comunicación para el Desarrollo"
Postgrado Interfacultades - Dirección de Postgrado, Facultad de Humanidades y Educación
University: Universidad Central de Venezuela
Representative: Dra. Olga Oropeza de Ojeda

Center: Centro nacional de Calculo Científico
University: Universidad de Los Andes
Representative: Isabel Briceño