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Teresa Harrison
Teresa Harrison
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Specialty
  • Communication and technology
  • Relationship between new media and democratic processes and practices
  • Open Government: Technology, Politics and Communication
 

June 18-21, 2014, CTG Participating in Conference Management Roles at dg.o2014  ▼  

The 15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2014) is focusing on Open Innovations and Sustainable Development in Government: Experiences from around the World. J. Ramon Gil-Garcia is serving as Program Co-Chair, Natalie Helbig as a Track Chair, Teresa Harrison as a Panel Chair, and Sharon Dawes and Ramon are both Doctoral Colloquium Chairs. Papers, workshops, tutorials, and panel proposals are due February 1, 2014, and applications for the Doctoral Colloquium are due March 15, 2014.
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June 17-20, 2013, CTG to Help Organize dg.o 2013 Conference  ▼  

The 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2013) will focus on the theme, From e-Government to Smart Government. Natalie Helbig and Theresa Pardo are Track Chairs, Teresa Harrison and Jana Hrdinova are Panel Chairs, and Sharon Dawes and J. Ramon Garcia are co-chairs of the Doctoral Colloquium. Natalie, Theresa, Teresa, Sharon, and Ramon are also on the Program Committee. The dg.o meetings are an established forum for the presentation, discussion, and demonstration of interdisciplinary digital government research, technology innovation, applications, and practice. This year's conference is hosted by the Faculty of Business Administration at Laval University. Paper submissions are due February 1, 2013.
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Brief Bio
Dr. Harrison is professor in the Department of Communication at the University at Albany, SUNY. Her research interests focus on a range of topics centering on communication and technology, with a special emphasis on the relationship between new media and democratic processes and practices.

Teresa worked on the CTG team that collected and analyzed data related to the use of information technologies during the response to the World Trade Center attacks, and is currently focusing on projects related to open government initiatives.

Teresa chaired UAlbany's Department of Communication from 2001 to 2010 after serving as Associate Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1997-2001. She is the managing editor of the Electronic Journal of Communication, which began publishing in 1990 as one of the discipline's first peer reviewed online journals. She has also served on the editorial board of publications such as the Journal of Computer Mediated Communication and New Media & Society. Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation and her publications have appeared in Human Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Communication Yearbook, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, and New Media & Society.
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Selected Publications
Harrison, T., Guerrero, S., Burke, G. B., Cook, M., Cresswell, A., Helbig, N., Hrdinová, J., & Pardo, T. (2011). Open government and e-government: Democratic challenges from a public value perspective. In Proceedings of the 12th Annual Digital Government Research Conference. Digital Government Research Center.

Harrison, T. and Zappen, J. (2010). Designing e-government: Exploring the potential of new information and communication technology paradigms for democratic purposes. In J. Scholl (ed.) Electronic Government: Information, Technology, and Transformation (p. 156-176). Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe.

Harrison, T., Zappen, J., & Watson, D. (2009). Children’s use of government information systems: Design and usability. In Proceedings of DG2009, the 10th National Conference on Digital Government Research. Digital Government Research Center.

Zappen, J., Harrison, T., & Watson, D. (2008). A new paradigm for designing e-government: Web 2.0 and experience design. In Proceedings of DG2008, the 9th National Conference on Digital Government Research. Digital Government Research Center.

Harrison, T., Pardo, T., Gil-Garcia, J. R., Thompson, F., Juraga, D. (2007). Geographic information technologies, structuration theory, and the World Trade Center crisis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(14), 2240-2254. Winner of the 2008 John Wiley Best JASIST Paper Award.

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Full List of CTG Publications for this author

Teresa M. Harrison and Djoko Sigit Sayogo
, Open Budgets and Open Government: Beyond Disclosure in Pursuit of Transparency, Participation and Accountability , Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2013), 2013

Teresa M. Harrison, Theresa Pardo, and Meghan Cook
, Creating Open Government Ecosystems: A Research and Development Agenda, Future Internet, 2012

Teresa M. Harrison, Santiago Guerrero, G. Brian Burke, Meghan Cook, Anthony Cresswell, Natalie Helbig, Jana Hrdinová, and Theresa Pardo
, Open Government and E-Government: Democratic Challenges from a Public Value Perspective , Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2011), 2011

Teresa Harrison, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Theresa A. Pardo, and Fiona Thompson
, Learning about Interoperability for Emergency Response: Geographic Information Technologies and the World Trade Center Crisis, Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (CD/ROM), January 4-7,2006, Computer Society Press, 2006


Education
  • Ph.D., Communication, 1981, Bowling Green State University
  • MA, Communication, 1975, Bowling Green State University
  • B.S., Political Science, 1974, Northern Arizona University