Denise Bedford    (CJI)

 Denise Bedford, Ph.D.
 Goodyear Professor of Knowledge Management
 College of Communication and Information 
 Kent State University
 Kent OH 44242-0001 
 (301)-787-5257 (cell)
 (330)-672-0014 (office)    (CJJ)

Dr. Denise Bedford is currently the Goodyear Professor of Knowledge Management, at Kent State University. She is also adjunct professor, Communication Culture and Technology, Georgetown University, and the School of Communication and Information, University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Dr. Bedford recently retired from the World Bank where she was involved in a variety of information and business architecture projects, as well as semantic analysis and multilingual applications. Her background and interests are in languages and linguistics, systems analysis and design, intellectual history, information science, and economics of information. She has a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley, M.A. from University of Michigan, M.S. from Western Michigan University and a B.A. from University of Michigan. Denise's professional experience includes University of California Systemwide Administration, Stanford University, NASA, Intel, and other academic institutions.    (28F7)

Her current research interests include communities of practice, use of semantic analysis methods to characterize knowledge transfer, automated structured profiling of unstructured information, multilingual architectures, business rules engineering, and search architectures and governance models.    (MFC)

Recent syllabi and presentation will be posted shortly.    (28F8)

See also:    (317A)