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She has been principal investigator of the A.W. Mellon Foundation funded projects Assessing the Future Landscape of Scholarly Communication and Peer Review in Academic Promotion and Publishing: Its Meaning, Locus, and Future She served recently on the Commission on General Education in the 21st Century (Carnegie Corporation and Hewlett Foundation), and was Principal Investigator on The Digital Resource Study(Mellon and Hewlett Foundations), the Open and Affordable Textbooks Project, and The Regulation of E-Learning (Ford Foundation). 
Diane’s past work includes serving as the Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s Multimedia Research Center (BMRC), where she worked with Professor Larry Rowe in developing, deploying, and evaluating the Berkeley Internet Broadcasting System (BIBS, now UC Berkeley Webcast. Her prior work also includes managing partnerships between the California and Florida State Departments of Education, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Science Foundation, ABC News Interactive, and various universities, museums, publishers, and software developers. She held visiting assistant professorships in Anthropology and Anatomy and Physiology at UC Berkeley and Mills College. Her peer reviewed publications and presentations span the fields of higher education policy, the future of scholarly communication, online education, biological anthropology, and the evolution of human and nonhuman primate biosocial behavior.