Academic Resume

In Brief: Responsibilities have spanned the gamut of teaching to research, development and program management. Modalities have included traditional classroom instruction as well as, since 1996, online courses. Students have been teenagers through adult learners, both undergraduate and graduate. 

         2012-Present   Columbia University, New York, NY

Senior Fellow and Director , CITI Fellows Program at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information with Columbia Business School. Manage the speakers series for the Fellows, all active and noted in the field. Fellows are government and corporate decision makers along with academic researchers and nonprofit leaders.

        2005- Present   Northeastern University,  Boston, Mass. 

Lecturer, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Journalism. Undergraduate courses include Business Basics for Technology Entrepreneurship, Opportunity Assessment in a Technology-Based Firm, Business Fundamentals for Media Entrepreneurship. Graduate courses include Entrepreneurial Marketing in High-Tech Industries, Business Fundamentals for Entrepreneurs, Small Business Management. Currently each in online MBA program.

        2011-2012  Fordham University, New York, NY

Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Business. Courses include Managing Across Media, the Television Industry and Media Entrepreneurship. Research Fellow at the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center.

       2006-2007 Boston University, College of Communications, Boston, MA

Lecturer in Mass Communications. Taught  graduate Financial and Strategic Management for Communications Professionals.

       2004-2005 University of Phoenix, College of Graduate Business and Management,  (Boston               Campus)

Faculty. Taught in technology management track of MBA program. Courses included Strategy Formulation and Implementation, Applications of Technology Management, eBusiness. Online and in classroom.

       2000-2001 Program on Internet & Telecoms Convergence, M.I.T., Cambridge, Mass.

Research and Development Consultant. Projects included TV, broadband access and Internet issues. Responsibilities included development and research. Industry funded.

       1997-1998  Pennsylvania State University -- State College, PA

Visiting Professor of Communications.  Teaching areas included strategic, social, cultural, economic and political implications of information technology, U.S. and global communications policy, telecommunications regulation, media institutions.

       1994-1997  Temple University -- Philadelphia, PA

Bell Atlantic [now Verizon] Professor of Telecommunications and Chairman, Center for Information Industry Research (CIIR). Created first course of in the School of Communications on the Internet, Introduction to Cybermedia. Taught this as one of first seven online courses at the university. Initiated Faculty Seminar program. Served on faculty Technology and Learning Task Force. CIIR provided research and consulting for telecommunications and media companies, and government organizations worldwide.

        1979-1986  Executive Director, Program on Information Resources Policy, Harvard University.

Directed research at independent self-funded media, computer and telecommunications research center, specializing in changing information technologies and associated political, economic and social forces and trends for players and stakeholders. Reviewed strategic plans and advised corporate and government policymakers from 100 plus affiliates that included Times Mirror Co., Knight-Ridder, Dow Jones, Gannett Co., New York Times Co., AT&T, MCI, Bell Atlantic, Ameritech, IBM, US West, Pacific Telesis, Sprint.

        1969-197Marketing and Management Dept, Community College of Philadelphia.

Department chairman, 1977. Taught courses on small business management, general management, advertising, MIS.


Adj. Assoc. Prof. of Communications, Hunter College. Consultant for IBM, Richard D. Irwin Co., Wm. C. Brown Co., W.B. Saunders; Co-Founder and Publisher, Philadelphia Review. General Manager, The Drummer.   Freelance writer for Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Science Digest, Success!.