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Alan J. Collier
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Alan Collier is presently completing his Ph.D. in the School of Management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, researching the topic "Enhancing Australian Universities' Research Commercialisation Performance." He holds honors degrees in electrical engineering and law and is a professional engineer and lawyer in several jurisdictions. Previously, he had been involved in the start-ups of technology companies, and still works with several companies as well as working in the not-for-profit field. He can be reached at <>.

Monique L. French
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Monique French is an assistant professor of quantitative methods at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Her teaching interests include supply chain management and quantitative decision tools. She received her B.S. in chemistry in 1988, her MBA in 1997 from the University of North Florida, and her Ph.D. in industrial management in 2002 from Clemson University. Her research interests are in the areas of reverse-supply chains, process industries, and quantitative decision making. She has published her research in the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of Cleaner Production, and Management Research News. She can be reached at <>.

Ben Martz
Northern Kentucky University
Ben Martz is professor and chair of the business informatics department at Northern Kentucky University. His teaching interests include groupware, teambased problem solving, and entrepreneurship. He received his B.B.A in marketing from the College of William and Mary, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in business, with [End Page 154] an emphasis in management information systems, from the University of Arizona. Dr. Martz was one of the founding members, as well as president and COO, of Ventana Corporation—a technology, spin-off firm from the University of Arizona. He has published his research in MIS Quarterly, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, and the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. He can be reached at <>.

Hyungsub Choi
Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia
Hyungsub Choi is with the Center for Contemporary History and Policy at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia. He is currently preparing a book on the history of the semiconductor industry in the United States and Japan. His other research interests include the history of materials science and the emergence of the photovoltaic industry. Dr. Choi can be reached at <>.

Mikael Nilsson
National Defense College, Stockholm
Mikael Nilsson received his Ph.D. in the history of science and technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. His doctoral dissertation is titled "Tools of Hegemony: Military Technology and Swedish–American Security Relations, 1945–1962." He has published articles in international publications on Sweden's security and trade policies during the cold war. He presently holds a two-year postdoctoral postion at the National Defense College in Stockholm, where he is researching the United States Information Agency's (USIA) propaganda activities in Sweden from the 1950s through the 1970s. Dr. Nilsson can be reached at <>.

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Damon Coletta
United States Air Force Academy
Damon Colettais is professor of political science at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He earned his master's degree in public policy in 1993 from the Kennedy School of Government, specializing in science and technology policy, and his Ph.D. in political science from Duke University. He has performed research for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Enterprise Institute, NASA, the Institute for Defense Analyses, and RAND Corporation. His work has appeared in International Organization, Contemporary Security Policy, Armed Forces & Society, International Studies Review, and Foreign Policy Analysis. He co-edited the eighth edition of American Defense Policy (2005), and is currently completing a book on technology sharing in international coalitions. He can be reached at <>. [End Page 155]

David H. Sacko
United States Air Force Academy
David Sacko is associate professor of political science at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He received his Ph.D. in political science in 2003 from The Pennsylvania State University. He has published in International Studies...


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