Kirkman's research focuses on the role of information and communication technologies in social and economic development, social entrepreneurship, and Latin American baseball. His most recent research includes the development and deployment of a global survey of educators to generate data and better understand the challenges and impacts of incorporating ICTs into school curriculum, and a series of initiatives to enhance the economic competitiveness of Caribbean nations. Kirkman also works on issues relating to media and international affairs.
Kirkman is associate director and a Watson fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. He was previously managing director of the International Technologies Group at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, where he is currently a non-resident fellow. His research focuses on the role of information and communication technologies in social and economic development, social entrepreneurship, and Latin American baseball. He was the founder and managing director of the Information Technologies Group at Harvard's Center for International Development. He has been a Visiting Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab, a consultant to the 2001 UNDP Human Development Report and a contributor to the United Nations ICT Task Force. He is also president and founder of the not-for-profit Sports for Development Foundation. Kirkman has professional experience in more than 30 countries worldwide, with a particular emphasis on Latin America. He previously also worked for the World Bank in Mexico City and Washington, D.C., and the United States Information Agency in Spain. He is a graduate of Brown and Harvard.
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