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infomation scientist , Professor , author and environmentalist , computing and public policy educator

Jo Ann Rose Oravec, American computing and public policy educator. ICEC fellow, Carnegie Mellon. First chair Privacy Council of the State of Wisconsin, Madison, 1993-1995. Full professor in the College of Business and Economics at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Information Technology and Supply Chain Management). Received her MBA, MS, MA, and PhD at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Wrote "Virtual Individuals, Virtual Groups" (Cambridge UP).


Oravec, Jo Ann Rose was born on April 18, 1954 in Chicago. Daughter of Joseph John and Marion (Lena) O.


Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1982; Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1984; Master of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, 1986; Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1992.


Instructor computer science and management University Wisconsin, Madison, 1984—1994; visiting professor Baruch College, School Public Affairs, New York City; Full Professor, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater (several College of Business and Economics research and alumni awards); Author: Interactions in Science and Society, 1991, Virtual Individuals, Virtual Groups, 1996; editor special issue Journal Systems and Software, 1992. Received more than twelve hundred academic article citations. Visiting fellow at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.


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  • Computer Profls. for Social Responsibility (speaker).


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    Multimedia development and internet research