Jane Fountain receives the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research & Creative Activity this year. Professor Fountain is also the Director of the National Center for Digital Government and the Director of the Technology & Society Initiative. Her research interests include institutional and organization theories; economic sociology; information technology and governance; public policy and management; science, technology and public policy; and gender, race and ethnicity in the context of social and political inequalities.
The Chancellor created the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity in 2005 for faculty members from across campus who have, within the past three years, demonstrated outstanding achievement that has receives national and/or international recognition appropriate to the discipline. Each of the honorees receives a crystal award engraved with the Amherst campus seal at Convocation in the fall.
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