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Winter Colloquium Event

Thursday, March 19, 2015
12:00 AM
NQ 5450

Dr. Lloyd's talk will be on "Beyond Net Neutrality"

Beyond Net Neutrality

Dr. Lloyd will be talking about the recent net neutrality and municipal broadband decisions at the FCC and how important it is for smart social science to focus on the interests of the public as distinct from the distinct interests of either corporations or the state.

About the Speaker

Mark Lloyd is a lawyer, public policy advocate and journalist.  He serves as visiting professor and Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication and Journalism at the USC-Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication.  From 2009-2012 he served as the associate general counsel and chief diversity officer at the Federal Communications Commission, advising the Commission on how to promote diverse participation in the communications field.  Prior to joining the FCC, Mr. Lloyd was the vice president for strategic initiatives at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights/Education Fund, where, among other duties, he led a national campaign to assist the most vulnerable communities make the successful transition to digital television service.  

Speaker:
Mark Lloyd