Jussawalla, Meheroo 1923-

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JUSSAWALLA, Meheroo 1923-

PERSONAL: Born July 14, 1923, in India; daughter of Sohrab (an attorney) and Pootli (a homemaker; maiden name, Chenoy) Dalal; married Framji Jussawalla (an executive engineer), November, 1945 (deceased); children: Feroza Jussawalla Dasenbrock, Sohrab. Ethnicity: "Asian." Education: Madras University, M.Econ.; Osmania University, Ph.D. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Zoroastrian/Unity.


ADDRESSES: Home—4300 Waialae Ave., No. 1501A, Honolulu, HI 96816. Offıce—c/o East West Center, 1601 East West Rd., Honolulu, HI 96848. E-mail— [email protected]


CAREER: Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, professor of economics, 1949-69; University College for Women, Hyderabad, principal, 1969-72; Osmania University, dean of social sciences, 1972-75; St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, professor of economics, 1975-78; East West Center, Honolulu, HI, research fellow in information and communication in economics, beginning 1978, currently research fellow emeritus. International Institute of Communications, London, member of board of directors, 1985-90; Pacific Telecommunications Council, member of board of trustees, 1985-2003; Pacific Telecommunications Foundation, member of board of directors; Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, member.


MEMBER: International Telecommunications Society, American Association of University Women, Hawaii Telecommunications Trade Association, American Association of Retired Persons of East Honolulu, Friends of the East West Center.


AWARDS, HONORS: Lifetime Achievement Award, Pacific Telecommunications Foundation, 2003; Award for Ageless Heroes, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Hawaii.


WRITINGS:

Dynamics of Economic Development, University Microfilms International (Ann Arbor, MI), 1980.

(With Karen P. Middleton) The Economics of Communication: A Selected Bibliography, Pergamon Press (New York, NY), 1981.

(Editor, with Donald M. Lamberton) Communication Economics and Development, Pergamon Press (Elmsford, NY), 1982.

(Editor, with Helene Ebenfield) Communication and Information Economics: New Perspectives, North Holland (New York, NY), 1984.

(Compiler, with Marcellus S. Snow) Telecommunication Economics and International Regulatory Policy: An Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1986.

(Editor, with Dan J. Wedemeyer and Vijay Menon) The Passing of Remoteness? Information Evolution in the Asia-Pacific, Asian Mass Communication Research and Information Centre (Singapore), 1986.

(With Chee-Wah Cheah) The Calculus of International Communications: A Study in the Political Economy of Transborder Data Flows, Libraries Unlimited (Littleton, CO), 1987.

(Editor, with Donald M. Lamberton and Neil D. Karunaratne) The Cost of Thinking: Information Economies of Ten Pacific Countries, Ablex Publishing (Norwood, NJ), 1988.

(Editor, with Tadayuki Okuma and Toshihiro Araki) Information Technology and Global Interdependence, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1989.

The Economics of Intellectual Property in a World without Frontiers: A Study of Computer Software, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1992.

(Editor) Global Telecommunications Policies: The Challenge of Change, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1993.

(Editor) United States-Japan Trade in Telecommunications: Conflict and Compromise, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1993.

(Editor) Telecommunications: A Bridge to the Twenty-first Century, Elsevier (New York, NY), 1995.

(With Richard D. Taylor) Information Technology Parks of the Asia Pacific: Lessons for the Regional Digital Divide, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 2001.


Member of editorial board, Telecommunications Policy Journal.


WORK IN PROGRESS: On Eight Dollars to America in Quest of Academic Freedom, a memoir; research on U.S.-China relations in telecommunications market development.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

Lamberton, Donald M., editor, Communication and Trade: Essays in Honor of Meheroo Jussawalla, Hampton Press (Cresskill, NJ), 1998.