Theresa Pardo, PhD

Theresa Pardo, PhD

Research Associate Professor
Specialization: Information Science, Technology & Policy

Department of Public Administration & Policy

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About Professor Pardo

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Theresa A. Pardo is director of the Center for Technology in Government (CTG) and is on the faculty of the Rockefeller College of Public Administration and Policy and the College of Computing and Information, all at the University at Albany.

At CTG, Professor Pardo leads a variety of applied research projects with government, corporate, and university partners on the policy, management, and technology issues surrounding information and information technology use in the public sector.  Her current work is focused on the development of models of the social and technical interactions in cross-boundary information sharing and integration and information technology enterprise governance. Professor Pardo’s research has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Library of Congress, the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, the United Nations, Microsoft, SAP, and New York State and local government agencies, among others.  Professor Pardo is a co-developer of the University at Albany’s Program in Financial Market Regulation.

Professor Pardo serves as a member of several national and international advisory boards, such as the Government Information Quarterly, the U.S. Government Accountability Office Executive Council on Information Management, and Technology, the Data Center for Applied Research in Social Sciences at Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE) in Mexico City, the Digital Preservation Management Workshop Advisory Board of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, and the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV).  She is also a Senior Adviser to the Informatization Research Institution, State Information Center, P.R. China. 

Professor Pardo has received numerous awards for her written work, including the 2008 best paper of the year award from the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology and Best Paper Award in the E-Government Track at the 2009 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).  In 2008, she received the University at Albany’s Excellence in Teaching award.

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