Shawn Powers

Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

Dr. Shawn Powers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State University. He also directs the Center for Global Information Studies (CGIS), is a fellow at Central European University’s Center for Media, Data and Society, and serves on the Board of Advisors for the State Department’s Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. Powers studies the geopolitics of information and technology and recently published a book on internet policy and governance, titled The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom. Building on his work with the policymakers and the Muslim NGO sector, the European Union awarded Powers (and the British Council) a grant (2015–2018) to study civic approaches to religious conflict and violence. @shawnpowers

Shawn’s sessions at USA 2016

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