Joshua Goldstein (@african_minute
) is a technology policy PhD candidate at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School, where he works with the Center for Information Technology Policy
. He is also on the Board of the Ugandan software consultancy Appfrica Labs
and has worked extensively in East Africa, most recently with UNICEF's Innovation Unit and as a co-coordinator of the Department of State supported Apps4Africa competition.
While completing his masters degree at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, he interned with Google Inc. on technology policy in Africa and with Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, exploring the effect of Internet on democracy. Before graduate school he worked at USAID in Uganda.
His writing on these subjects has appeared in Princeton's Journal for Public and International Affairs
, Harvard's Berkman Center Working Paper Series and the Fletcher Forum of World Affairs
. He has blogged here and at Harvard's IDBlog
, Google's Africa Blog
, Global Voices
and Venture Beat
goldstein dot joshua at gmail dot com
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