James Alleman is Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado – Boulder and a Senior Fellow at Columbia Institute of Tele-Information (CITI), Columbia University.  He was awarded a Senior Fellowship at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacional (Barcelona, Spain) to research regulation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Latin America in 2014.

Dr. Alleman was a Visiting Senior Scholar at IDATE in Montpellier, France in the fall of 2005 and continues his involvement in IDATE’s scholarly activities.  During calendar years 2001 and 2002, he was a Visiting Professor in the Economics and Finance Division at Columbia Business School, Columbia University.

Dr. Alleman was previously the Director of the International Center for Telecommunications Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Director of Policy Research for GTE, and an economist for the International Telecommunication Union.   He has conducted research in the area of telecommunications policy, with emphasis on pricing, costing, and regulation as well as on interconnection, international telephony settlements, communications in the infrastructure and related areas.  More recently, he has been researching the application of real options valuation techniques to network industries and issues of income and wealth inequality. He provides litigation support in these areas.