Academic Conference Participation

2017 International Studies Association, Baltimore, MD

“When Information Becomes Action”

“Bringing the local to the national: Roundtable on digital technology and data in peacebuilding” (Discussant)

2016 American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA

“Peace Durability, ICTs and Peacekeeping: Technology investments and post-conflict economic growth through peacekeeping operations.”

2016 European Political Science Association, Brussels, Belgium

“Peace Durability, ICTs and Peacekeeping: Technology investments and post-conflict    economic growth through peacekeeping operations.”

2016 Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL

“Peace Durability, ICTs and Peacekeeping: Technology investments and post-conflict economic growth through peacekeeping operations.”

2015 International Studies Association (ISA) New Orleans, LA

“Technology, Conflict, and Crises: Crowdsourcing technology in conflict resolution and crisis management research and practice.”

“When Information Becomes Action: Comparative Surveys Of Information Technology Use In Kenya And Samoa For Managing Collective Action Problems During Crisis.”

2015 ISA Global South Caucus. Singapore Management University

“Is the (Technology) Tail Wagging the (Development) Dog? Comparing the assumptions behind ICT4D program design, and techno-communicative behaviors in Kenya and Samoa.”

2014 Tech4Dev Conference, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Section chair, Disaster Risk Reduction

2014 International Studies Association, Toronto

“Peacekeeping and the ‘Crowd’: Can Crowdsourcing Technology Support United Nations Peacekeeping Operations?”

“Crowdsourcing Early Warning Baselines: Using Exploratory Data Analysis Logic and Crowdsourcing to Derive Alternative Local Conflict Indicators.”

2013 Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL

“Smart Phones and Social Bonds: Do Mobile Phones have a Positive Impact on Inter-ethnic Politics in Kenya?”

2013 African Studies Association, Philadelphia, PA

“Post-Ethnic Politics? Why do mobile phones have such a significant effect on conflict prevention, using the Kenyan case study”

2012 Oceania Conference on International Affairs, University of Sydney

“Identifying the Roots of Resilience:Exploring Samoan political stability from 2005-2007”

“Post-Ethnic Politics? Why do mobile phones have such a significant effect on conflict prevention, using the Kenyan case study”

2012 International Interdisciplinary Social Science Conference, Universitat Alat Oliba CEU

“Resistance, Sustainability and Technology: A theoretical framework drawing on Marcuse, Luxemburg and Habermas”

2012 Tech4Dev Conference, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

“Dynamic Web-based Learning: Co-Creating Development Solutions Across Geographies”.

2012 ICTD Conference, Georgia Polytechnic Institute

“Dynamic Online Learning for ICT4D” with Nicholas Martin, Jordan Hosmer-Henner and William Chester, ICTD 2012 Conference, Georgia Polytechnic Institute, March 2012

2009 European Conference on International Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword?  Literacy rates and their relationship to peace and stability 

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