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Monday, April 1 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Call It by Its Name: Uncovering Digital Inclusion in Academic Literature and Research - Max Capacity FULL

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This workshop will explore the evolution of empirical research related to digital inclusion across the social sciences and related disciplines, such as social work, communication studies, anthropology, and sociology. We will hear from researchers who have conducted a variety of different projects that examine and evaluate digital inclusion programs and policies across the United States. The short presentations will be used as a starting point for discussions among the participants on how to better align digital inclusion research and practice. In the final part of the workshop, participants will design a rough outline/proposal on how to engage more directly with academics/practitioners in their communities. 

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Bibi Reisdorf

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bibi Reisdorf (she/her) is an Associate Professor in Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her research and community engagement revolves around digital inequalities and especially vulnerable communities. Her latest projects examine if and how formerly... Read More →

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Mary Stansbury

Associate Professor, Library and Information Science

Daina Nathaniel

Queens University
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Jill Castek

Associate Professor, University of Arizona
Jill Castek's research examines acquisition of digital literacies and digital problem solving. Jill's sessions at Net Inclusion 2019 will review current literature on digital inclusion and will examine partnerships between community based organizations, libraries, and adult education... Read More →
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Roberto Gallardo

Director, Purdue Center for Regional Development
Roberto Gallardo is Assistant Director of the Purdue Center for Regional Development and a Purdue Extension Community & Regional Economics Specialist. He holds an electronics engineering undergraduate degree, a master's in economic development, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration... Read More →
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Tianca Crocker

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Hi! I\\'m a researcher, advocate, and educator focused on understanding the impact of digital inclusion on economically disadvantaged populations and how we can work together to create space for equitable economic growth through the digital economy.

Monday April 1, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Charlotte Branch - Magnolia