Research Fellows

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    Robert Bruce

    Senior Research Fellow

    Bob has more than 30 years experience in telecommunications law, policy, and regulation. He was a partner of the international law firm Debevoise & Plimpton and head of its international telecommunications practice. In the firm's London office, he was involved as a corporate and securities lawyer in numerous international public offerings by European telecommunications companies. He retired to pursue his interest in the intersection of business, law, and public policy and regulation and consensus building in the telecommunications and information sectors. He is currently Of Counsel to Debevoise & Plimpton and has been a frequent advisor to the World Bank on privatization, sector restructuring, and regulatory reform in the telecom sector.

    Bob served as General Counsel to the FCC for three years during the Carter Administration and was appointed as Director of Communications Planning of the Public Broadcasting Service in 1970. He chaired a roundtable of government policy makers and telecom sector executives from around the world organized by the International Institute of Communications. Bob holds degrees from Harvard University (BA and MPA), the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Harvard Law School (JD).

    Publications: Protecting Critical Information Infrastructure: Developing Cybersecurity Policy


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Post-Doctorate Researcher.
The Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) at the Tuck School of Business is seeking a qualified candidate for a post doctorate (postdoc) research position. The position is designed to foster research related to technology and innovation. We are seeking a candidate who has recently earned their Ph.D. (or expecting their degree by June of 2014) in either management, strategy, organizational behavior or a closely related field such as sociology, economics, or psychology. Funded by the CDS, the primary goal for the person who fills this position is to be an active and productive research collaborator on projects that contribute to the knowledge output of the CDS. As such, the postdoc will be expected to work on projects of mutual interest with the CDS faculty director, and affiliated CDS researchers. Preference will be given to candidates that conduct work in the areas of technological change, organizational learning, and process views of innovation. Outside of the research responsibilities, the candidate will have no other responsibilities other than to participate in Center planning and activities, discussions with external executives, and to be an active participant in the intellectual discourse of the CDS and the Strategy and Management Group at Tuck. The position has no teaching responsibilities. The position is for two years (one-year appointment, renewable for a second year on the agreement of both parties).

The CDS, a part of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, is dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of management in the digital, networked economy. Founded in 2001, the CDS generates insights into the way firms use digital technology to create value, how changes in digital technology impact strategy making, and fosters thought leadership by forging a learning community of scholars and executives. Faculty director, Alva Taylor, leads the CDS. Affiliated CDS researchers include Ron Adner, Constance Helfat, Steve Kahl, Andrew King, Adam Kleinbaum, and Margaret Peteraf. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic researcher with a clear passion for technology and strategic issues.

TUCK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Located in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire in Hanover, New Hampshire, Tuck is the first graduate school of management in the country and consistently ranks among the top business schools worldwide. Tuck remains distinctive among the world’s great business schools by combining human scale with global reach, rigorous coursework with experiences requiring teamwork, and valued traditions with innovation. Tuck focuses on the full- time MBA and offers additional programs, including the Master of Health Care Delivery Science, Business Bridge, executive education, and other non-degree programs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a statement outlining how their research fits with the mission of the CDS, a detailed curriculum vitae, and submission of two academic letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is June 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities. Tuck seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the College and provide a rich and varied intellectual environment. Applications should be sent electronically to the Center Administrator