Stuart W. Shulman, Associate Professor at SIS, was invited
by the U.S. State Department to present a lecture series
in Kazakhstan on September 11-13, 2007. The three
part lecture series entitled “Web 2.0-Library 2.0: Citizen-Powered
Information” was attended by representatives from
33 Kazakhstani libraries.
While in Kazakhstan, Dr. Shulman participated in a round-table
series on citizens’ education about e-government
issues hosted local non-governmental organizations. Additionally,
he was interviewed for both a local newspaper and “Kitap
Alemi” magazine, a magazine on library issues.
Dr. Shulman, who joined the SIS faculty in 2004, has expertise
in digital citizenship, e-government, service learning,
and public policy, and is the Director of the Sara Fine
Institute. This visit marks the second time that
Shulman has been invited to Kazakhstan by the U.S. State