Cogburn, Derrick L.
Derrick L. Cogburn is Professor at American University in Washington, DC. He has a joint appointment in the School of International Service where he serves in the International Communication and International Development Programs; and in the Kogod School of Business where he serves in the Department of Information Technology & Analytics.
1998-2000: Executive Director: GIIC Africa, Global Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC)
1996-2000: Adjunct Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
1995-1998: Africa Regional Director, Global Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC)
1995-1996: Telecommunications Research Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
1997-1999: Director, Centre for Information Society Development in Africa, CSIR Corporate
1996-1997: Deputy Director, Centre for Information Society Development in Africa, CSIR Corporate
1995-1996: International Research Fellow and Consultant, CSIR Information Services
1995-1999: Advisor, South African National Information Technology Forum
1993-1994 Research Coordinator, Basic Technologies International
1991-1993: Congressional Lobbyist, International Waste Trade, Greenpeace International Derrick L. Cogburn (Updated: 18 March 2003) Page 2 of 4
International Organization Appointments, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
Technical Advisory Committee to the African Development Forum, 1999.
Committee on Development Information, 1999.
High-Level Working Group on Information and Communications Technologies, 1995-1996.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Working Group on ICTs for Business Development, 1996.
International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Program Committee, Africa Telecom ’98, 1998.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank).
International Advisory Board, World Links for Development, 1998.
Consultant, G8 Information Society and Development Conference, 1996.