Core Faculty

James F. Larson, DTS Chair, Professor, Ph.D., Stanford University: Communication
Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); Korea’s ICT-led Development; Global Marketing; New Media and Public Policy; Television and Media in the Olympics

Anthony Pennings, DTS Associate Chair, Professor, Ph.D. University of Hawaii: Political Economy and Policy
Creative Economies, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), Financial Technologies and Media, Digital Money and Ledger Technologies, Geopolitical Risk, Remote Sensing, Climate Financing

Jin-sang Lee, Professor, Ph.D., University of Strathclyde, Economic Development, International Development and Cooperation, African Economic Development, Economies of Developing Countries, Science and Technology, Education and Development

Johng-Ihl Lee, Professor, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati: Economics
Econometric Modeling; Project Level Evaluation; Vocational Retraining Systems; Intellectual Property (IP); IPR; IP strategy; International R&D Program

Faheem Hussain, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University: Engineering and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), ICT Entrepreneurship; Social Media; Digital Freedom; Telecommunications Policy; Gender Empowerment using STEM

Mark D. Whitaker, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison: Sociology
Information Society; Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); Science and Technology Studies; Comparative Historical Methods; World Regional Cultural Variations; Environmental Sociology; Consumption as Strategically Implemented; Comparative Conditions of Successful/Failed Sustainability Programs; Comparative Development

Nasir Sheikh, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Portland State University: Technology Management
Technological Innovation and Commercialization; Technology Assessment; Decision Modeling; Analytics

Suzana Brown, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder: Telecommunication
Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D); ICT Entrepreneurship; Mobile Health and Education; Data for Development

Matthew Gaydos, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison: Curriculum and Instruction 
Design of Games for Learning; Education Policy

Micah Modell, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington: Instructional Systems Technology
Instructional design for Collaboration; Design; Computer Supported Collaborative Learning/Work; Human-Computer Interaction Design; Software Development; Collaborative learning

Clayton Harapiak, Research Professor, MBA, University of Derby (UK)
Business Development, International Marketing, Sales, and Innovation, Supply Chain Management, Managing Information Systems, Leadership, and Project Management, e-Business Development

Mun Su Park, Research Professor, Ph.D., Sungkyunkwan University: Public Policy
Technology Innovation Policy and Management; Industry-University Collaboration Policy; Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Policy

Jang Ik Lee, Research Professor, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley: Educational Policy and Management
Educational service management, Entrepreneurship, Educational Technology Management

Hoon Han, ProfessorPh.D. Stanford University, Engineering Economics

Soogil Young, Leading Professor, Ph.D. John Hopkins, Economics
Green Growth, ICT for Sustainable Development, Public Policy