Heather Hudson

Visiting Scholar in Residence

Professor Heather E. Hudson is Director of the Telecommunications Management and Policy Program in the School of Business and Management at the University of San Francisco.

Heather received an Honours B.A. in English from the University of British Columbia, M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication Research from Stanford University, and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of several books on Telecommunications and published more than 100 articles and presented numerous conference papers and expert testimony on telecommunications applications and domestic and international policy issues.

Heather has planned and evaluated communication projects in northern Canada, Alaska, and more than 50 developing countries in Asia and the Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. She has also consulted for government agencies, consumer and native organizations, foreign governments, telecommunications companies, and international.

Heather received several scholarships including a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship for the Asia/Pacific in 1996 and 1997.

Heather is a Governor of the International Council for Computer Communications (ICCC) and has been a member of the board of the Pacific Telecommunications Council and the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. She serves on the editorial boards of Telecommunications Policy, Space Communications, and the Pacific Telecommunications Review. She has been a member of Advisory Committees of the National Research Council, the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Commerce and the Office of Technology Assessment, and was a special advisor to the International Commission on Worldwide Telecommunications Development (the Maitland Commission)