Chris Rothschild is a senior research scientist at the Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA). His work focuses on information systems and the social and economic impacts of information access to users and non-users of ICTs. Chris has used qualitative and quantitative research methods to conduct research in over 20 countries, with current work that includes the data for decision-making in Myanmar and the impact of libraries on Namibian communities. In addition to his research on information systems, Chris teaches study abroad courses in Tahiti and Ghana on traditional knowledge systems, oral traditions, and research methods. Chris holds a Master of Public Administration and a Masters of Arts in International Studies, both from the University of Washington.