A Chat with J.P. Singh: Distinguished University Professor at George Mason University (USA), and Richard von Weizsï¿½cker Fellow with the Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin; co-director of the Center for Advancing Human-Machine Partnership (CAHMP) at George Mason
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with J.P. Singh.
J.P. Singh is Distinguished University Professor at George Mason University (USA), and Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow with the Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin. He is also co-director of the Center for Advancing Human-Machine Partnership (CAHMP) at George Mason.
Singh has published 10 books and over 100 articles. His latest books are: Cultural Values in Political Economy (2020), and Sweet Talk: Paternalism and Collective Action in North-South Trade Negotiations (Stanford, 2017). His book Globalized Arts: The Entertainment Economy and Cultural Identity (Columbia, 2011) won the American Political Science Association's award for best book in information technology and politics in 2012. His current book project is Development 4.0: How Technologies Can Foster Inclusivity in the Developing World (Oxford, forthcoming).
He has consulted for international organizations such as UNESCO, the World Bank, and the WTO, and played a leadership role in several professional organizations.
He is founding Editor of the journal Arts and International Affairs. Previously he was Editor of Review of Policy Research, the journal specializing in the politics and policy of science and technology.
Recent awards include a $1.39 million grant from the Minerva program (as Principal Investigator), a Fulbright-Nehru Professional Excellence award, the Outstanding Scholar Award from Schar School, and being named the distinguished scholar in international communication from the International Studies Association.
Previously he has taught at the University of Edinburgh, Georgetown University, American University, the University of Mississippi, and Scripps College.
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