TitleCompany:Professor Emerita; Former Director, University of San Francisco; ISER, University of Alaska Anchorage
Bio:Dr. Heather E. Hudson is Affiliate Professor of Communications Policy and former Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Alaska Anchorage, and Professor Emerita at the University of San Francisco. Her research focuses on applications of information and communication technologies for socio-economic development, regulatory issues, and policies and strategies to extend affordable access to communications, particularly in indigenous and developing regions. She has planned and evaluated communication projects in more than 50 developing countries and emerging economies, including the Pacific islands.
Dr. Hudson is the author of numerous articles and several books. Her latest book is Connecting Alaskans: Telecommunications in Alaska from Telegraph to Broadband.