Jo Dumas

Media Studies

Jo Dumas

Associate Teaching Professor

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  • Information and Communication Technology Policy


  • Associate's: Dutchess County Community College
  • Bachelor's: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Certificate (filmmaking): New York University
  • Master's: Penn State
  • Ph.D.: Penn State



J. Ann Dumas researches and writes about information and communication technology policy, education and development. She teaches media studies.

She previously worked as an engineer with IBM, Harris Corp. and as a broadcast engineer with Fox Television in New York City. In 2002 and 2003 she lectured at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, was communications and outreach consultant with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Gender Caucus in Geneva and worked as a research fellow with, South Africa.

She has published research on post-WSIS information and communication technology policy and application to Millennium Development Goal achievement. She produced "Three Minutes from Broadway," which aired on PBS in New York City and "The Garden," with late actor Al Lewis. She continues research, writing, digital media and theatre production with partner Charles Dumas.

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