IST professor's book goes to Obama transition team

December 18, 2008

A book co-authored by a professor in Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) is in the hands of President-Elect Barack Obama’s transition team in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

The book, “… And Communications for All,” co-authored by IST Assistant Professor Andrea Tapia, won’t be officially released until Jan. 26, but a copy was given to Obama’s Technology, Innovation and Government Reform Working Group and the FCC transition team on Nov. 23.

Tapia’s contributions to the book are in the area of municipal broadband access. She holds an affiliate appointment in Penn State’s Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations.

The book was edited by Amit Schejter, a professor in Penn State’s College of Communications and includes the work of several other Penn State scholars.

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