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Why the Internet Hasn’t Saved Democracy, and How It Can Help

Center for Ethics and Public Affairs Public Lecture

Archon Fung, Harvard University



Stibbs Room (Room 203), Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)
Tulane University (Uptown Campus)


Reception to Follow

About the Speaker

Archon Fung is the Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. His research examines the impacts of civic participation, public deliberation, and transparency upon public and private governance.

A prolific writer, Professor Fung is the author of five books, several edited collections, and over fifty articles in leading academic journals. His recent books include Full Disclosure: The Perils and Promise of Transparency (with Mary Graham and David Weil, Cambridge University Press, 2003) and Empowered Participation: Reinventing Urban Democracy (Princeton University Press).

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