Nolan A. Bowie

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
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John F. Kennedy School of Government
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Phone: 617-496-6845
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Nolan Bowie is Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and a Senior Fellow of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. From 1986 to 1998 he was an Associate Professor at Temple University, School of Communication and Theater. His primary policy concerns are issues regarding equity and fairness in the allocation of and access to information (literacy, education, and knowledge) in all formats via digital and analog communication technology. He is a former public interest communications lawyer who has been teaching, writing, and advocating on behalf of underrepresented constituencies for a period of more than 35 years. He also is a self-taught artist who has served as a naval officer, juvenile probation counselor, New York State assistant attorney general for civil rights, and an assistant Watergate special prosecutor. He received his law degree in 1973 from the University of Michigan Law School.



  • DPI-684 New Media, Surveillance, Access, Propaganda, and Democracy

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  • DPI-685 2025 Vision and Information Policy: Considering the Public Interest

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