- Kevin Franklin
Kevin Franklin, EdD was born in
Virginia, where he received degrees in Psychologyand Educationfrom Old Dominion University[Old Dominion University: http://www.odu.edu] . He holds a Doctorateof Education in Organizationand Leadershipfrom the University of San Francisco[University of San Francisco: http://www.usfca.edu] . Formerly Executive Director of the University of CaliforniaSystem-Wide Humanities Research Institute ( UCHRI) [UCHRI: http://www.uchri.org] and Deputy Directory of the University of California San Diego Supercomputer Center ( SDSC) [San Diego Supercomputer Center: http://www.sdsc.edu] , Franklin was appointed as Executive Director of the University of Illinois[University of Illinois: http://www.uiuc.edu] Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science [Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences: http://www.chass.uiuc.edu] , and Senior Research Scientist for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications[National Center for Supercomputing Applications: http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu] in July 2007.
Franklin is a principle co-founder of the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (
HASTAC) [Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory: http://www.hastac.org] and founder of the HASSgrid, a distributed Cyberinfrastructuresupporting humanities, artsand social sciencesdata preservationand archives. Franklin is co-chair of the HASS Research Group for the Open Grid Forum(OGF) [Open Grid Forum: http://www.ogf.org] , and a member of the Worldwide University Network [Worldwide University Network: http://www.wun.ac.uk] Grid Advisory Board. In May 2007, Franklin co-guest edited "Cyberinfrastructure Technology Watch" [CT Watch: http://www.ctwatch.org] for the issue "Socializing Cyberinfrastructure: Networking the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences" ["Socializing Cyberinfrastructure: Networking the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences": http://www.ctwatch.org/quarterly/articles/2007/05/a-question-of-centers/] . Franklin is also the HASS Editor for "Grid Today" [Grid Today: http://www.gridtoday.com] and "HPCWire" [HPC Wire: http://www.hpcwire.com] .
In addition to his
United StatesHASS Cyberinfrastructurework, Franklin leads a number of international research activities including the Advanced Research and Technology Collaborative for the Americas (ARTCA) which he founded in 2007. He is a Special Advisor to the Costa Rica-United States Foundation (CRUSA) [Costa Rica-United States Foundation: http://www.cr-usa.org] and the Centro Nacional de Alta Technologia (CeNat) [Centro Nacional de Alta Technologia: http://www.cenat.ac.cr/cenat] .
Franklin began his academic career teaching and coaching at
San Francisco State University[San Francisco State University: http://www.sfsu.edu] where he also directed the Urban Scholars Minority Student Outreach Program and was a Senior Fellow in the San Francisco Urban Institute.
In recognition for his work in education reform and founding of the Multicultural Alliance, a National Minority Teacher Fellowship program involving more than 400 k-12 schools and universities, Franklin received
Old Dominion University[Old Dominion University: http://www.odu.edu] Distinguished Alumni Award in 1996 and the Columbia University[Columbia University: http://www.columbia.edu] Teachers College[Columbia University Teachers College: http://www.tc.columbia.edu] Klingenstein Center [Klingenstein Center: http://www.klingenstein.org] Leadership Award in 1997.Profiles on Dr. Franklin and his work have appeared in the New York Times[New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com ] , Washington Post[Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com] , United Airlines Hemispheres Magazine[United Airlines Hemisphere Magazine: http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com] , Essence[Essence Magazine: http://www.essence.com] , CNN[ Cable News Network (CNN): http://www.cnn.com] , NPR[ National Public Radio(NPR): http://www.npr.org] , and Black Issues in Higher Education among others.
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