Prof. Alistair Duff, Ph.D.

Alistair Duff is an affiliate, Centre for Social Informatics, School of Computing, and senior lecturer in information management, School of Creative Industries, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. He has published many journal articles, reviews and book chapters on the information society, plus a research monograph, Information Society Studies (Routledge, 2000). He is currently working on a second manuscript entitled Towards a Normative Theory of the Information Society. He has organised public lectures, seminars and symposia on information society-related themes. Other research and teaching interests include communication theory, freedom of information and political journalism. Dr Duff has held visiting positions at the Universities of Zurich and Oxford.