February 1 Monday

Increasing Citizen Participation and Improving Government Outcomes

  • Monday, February 1, 2016 at 12:10PM - 12:10PM
  • Room 122
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Professor Beth Noveck directs The Governance Lab and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. She is currently the Jerry Hultin Global Network Professor at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Her new book, Smart Citizens, Smarter State, explores how governments can combine new technology with citizens' expertise to improve public decision-making. Her previous book, Wiki Government, discusses the creation of Peer-to-Patent and the benefits of collaborative democracy.

Professor Noveck graduated YLS in 1997 and will be teaching here during the 2016-17 school year. Among many other accomplishments, she was the first United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and director of the White House Open Government Initiative.
Lunch will be served.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Co-sponsored by ISP and TechSoc