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Eric Novotny

Hurst Adj Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

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Eric J. Novotny has been appointed Senior Advisor, Democracy and Technology, at the U.S. Agency for International Development. In this position, Dr. Novotny will be designing and managing a large portfolio of programs that use advanced information and communication technologies (ICTs) to stimulate economic growth, improve democratic processes, and reform governance policies in developing countries. Some of these efforts are stand-alone technology and governance projects while others will embed advanced ICTs in larger development projects in applied areas such as service delivery and critical infrastructure. USAID has assistance programs in 80 countries worldwide.


B.A., Political Science; M.A., Government; Ph.D., International Relations, Georgetown; M.Phil., Management Studies, University of Oxford

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G. Stone, Perilous Times
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