Dates and Fees
The first live session is scheduled on Oct. 23 and the program will conclude on Dec. 18. The program fee is $1,750.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Policy Studies
Senior Research Associate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute
Director, BPS Policy Studies Program, College of Professional Studies
Austin Zwick’s research focuses on social and economic transformation brought about by technological change.
His work has been published in Planning Theory & Practice, Review of Policy Research, The Canadian Geographer, GeoJournal, among others. He has also contributed articles for Municipal World, Evergreen CityWorks Midsize Cities Collaborative, and the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance.
His most recent co-edited book "The Platform Economy and the Smart City: Technology and the Transformation of Urban Policy" examines the challenges and opportunities technological platforms provide for ever-evolving urban spaces.
Associate Professor, School of Information Studies (iSchool)
Lee McKnight’s research interests span policy, economic, business and technical innovation in regional and global information economies. The role of information and communication technology innovation in shaping the global political and market virtual environments is of strong interest.
In addition, McKnight is interested in modeling new information systems services and applications and policies such as blockchain/distributed ledger technologies; innovation in cyber-physical security, advanced wireless services including Internet of Things, grids, Internet of things; 5G, nomadicity and mobility; Internet economics and policy; information technology development; national and international technology policy including for cyberlearning.