Principal Investigator:

​Lee W.McKnight is an Associate Professor in The School of Information Studies, Syracuse University; and Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of Wireless Grids Corporation. Lee’s research focuses on the global information economy, networked multimedia, national and international technology policy, the convergence of the Internet and Telecommunications industries, and Internet governance and policy. He was an Associate Professor and Director of the Edward R. Murrow Center at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development and Founder of the Internet Telephony Consortium.McKnight teaches graduate courses such as Survey of Telecommunications and Information Policy, Final project in Telecommunications Systems, and Social Impact of Information technology at Syracuse University. His research interests span policy, economic, business and technical aspects of the emerging global information economy. In addition to many peer reviewed journal articles in technical and policy journals, his work includes the co-authored and co-edited books, all published by MIT press, ‘Creative Destruction: Business Survival Strategies in the Global Internet Economy’(2001,2002,Japanese translation by Toyo Kezai 2003), ‘Internet Telephony’(2001), ‘The Gordian Knot  olitical Gridlock on the Information Highway’(1997,1999) and Internet Economics (MIT Press, 1997), a path breaking work that is the first to attempt to develop metrics for economic analysis of Internet transactions.McKnight received a Ph.D. in 1989 from MIT; an M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in 1981; and a B.A. magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1978.

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Lee Warren McKnight 
Associate Professor 228 Hinds Hall School of Information Studies
Syracuse University
Syracuse NY 13244
Contact:    (315) 4435806