Bill Dutton sees ‘Voices from Oxford’ as enhancing world-wide access to the University of Oxford. His work focusses on the powerful ways in which the Internet can reconfigure access to information and people.
Bill Dutton was formerly Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy at Michigan State University.
He is VOX Editor in Internet Studies, and was Professor of Internet Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, where he was also a Fellow of Balliol College. He is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Southern California. In the UK, he was a Fulbright Scholar 1986-87, was National Director of the UK’s Programme on Information and Communication Technologies (PICT) from 1993 to 1996, and founding director of the OII during its first decade, for which he received a Lifetime Achievement Award. His recent publications on the social aspects of information and communication technologies include World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities, co-edited with P. Jeffreys (MIT Press, 2011). He has completed The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies (2013 from Oxford University Press).