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Board on Research Data and Information
Policy and Global Affairs Division
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 334-2616

Christine Borgman

Christine L. Borgman is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA. She is the author of more than 200 publications in the fields of information studies, computer science, and communication. Her monographs, Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (MIT Press, 2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2000), each won the Best Information Science Book of the Year award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology. She is a lead investigator for the Center for Embedded Networked Systems (CENS), a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center, where she conducts data practices research. Current collaborations include Monitoring, Modeling, and Memory and the Data Conservancy. She chaired the Task Force on Cyberlearning for the NSF, resulting in the report, Fostering Learning in the Networked World. Prof. Borgman is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She is currently a member of the U.S. National Academies’ Board on Research Data and Information and the U.S. National CODATA (Committee on Data for Science and Technology), and the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.