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Ernest J. Wilson III

Ernest J. Wilson IIIBorn: c. 1948

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dean, Annenberg School for Communication

Wife: Francile Rusan Wilson (two sons)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1970)
    Teacher: L'Ecole Secondaire Lapsley, Kasai Oriental, Zaire (1970-71)
    University: MA, University of California at Berkeley (1973)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1978)
    Professor: Political Science, University of Pennsylvania (1977-80)
    Professor: Political Science, University of Michigan (1986-92)
    Administrator: Dir., Center for Research on Economic Development, University of Michigan (1987-92)
    Administrator: African-American Studies, University of Maryland College Park (1995-2006)
    Administrator: Dir., Center for Intl. Development & Conflict Management, University of Maryland College Park (1995-2002)
    Administrator: Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California (2006-)

    Information Technologies and International Development Editor-in-Chief
    US Information Agency Director of Policy and Planning (1994)
    US National Security Council Director of International Programs & Resources (1993-94)
    Council on Foreign Relations Visiting Senior Fellow for Africa (1992-93)
    Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow (1985-86)
    Congressional Staff Legislative Assistant to Charles C. Diggs (1972)
    The New York Times National News Desk, Washington Bureau (1971-72)
    Member of the Board of Corporation for Public Broadcasting (2000-)
    Africa-America Institute International Connecting Worlds Advisory Board (1997-)
    American Political Science Association Fellow (1972)
    Aspen Institute Fellow (1979-80)
    Center for International Business Education Advisory Board
    Center for International Private Enterprise Fellow
    Center for Strategic & International Studies Fellow
    Center for Global Communications (Japan) Fellow (1997-)
    Economic Policy Institute Research Advisory Council
    International Political Science Association
    John Kerry for President Senior Advisor, International Policy
    Land Tenure Center Board of Directors (1990-92)
    Markle Foundation Advisor, Global Digital Opportunity Initiative (2001-03)
    Maryland Leadership Institute
    Obama for America
    Overseas Development Council Board of Directors (1991-95)
    Pacific Council on International Policy
    US Chamber of Commerce
    Ford Fellowship (1972-76)

Author of books:
The Decade of Energy Policy: Policy Analysis in Oil Importing Countries (1984, nonfiction, with Paul Kemezis)
Politics and Culture in Nigeria (1998, nonfiction)
International Economic Reform: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives (1991, nonfiction, editor)
Does the Global Information-Highway Lead to Africa? (1996, nonfiction)
National Information Initiatives: Political Vision and Public Policy (1997, nonfiction, ed. with Brian Kahin)
Globalization Information Technology, and Conflict in the Second and Third Worlds: A Critical Review of Literature (1998, nonfiction)
The Information Revolution and Developing Countries (2004, nonfiction)
Negotiating the Net in Africa: The Politics of Internet Diffusion in Africa (2005, nonfiction, ed. with Kelvin R. Wong)
Governing Global Electronic Networks (nonfiction)

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