Manon Anne Ress, Ph.D.
1621 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009 U.S.A.


Princeton University, Romance Languages and Literature. M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1992.

Université de Nice, D.E.U.G 1980, Licence d'Histoire, Maîtrise d'Histoire 1983.


Research Associate, 2000-Present. CPTech ( Responsible for research and program support for CPTech program on intellectual property. Since October 2000, member of US Delegation to the Proposed Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.

Director, 1999-2000. Debs-Jones-Douglass Institute. Development of projects and policy research on labor related issues, including analysis of health care policies, development of distance training programs, use of the Internet by labor unions, development of training manuals for activists, editing a monthly newsletter for labor union activists, developing policy roundtables and conferences, and the development of the ICFTU proposal for .union top level domain.

Consultant, 1998. Research comparing France and U.S. policies toward children, and projects involving privacy policy.

Manager of Education and Technology, 1996-1997. JTG Associates. Worked on the development of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, a distance education in Malaysia, as a member of an international, pluri-disciplinary team working with KUB Malaysia and Science Application International Corporation (SAIC). Managed the design and planning of the UNITAR curricula, selected and evaluated educational partners and curricula, analysis of the modes of delivery and teacher training, negotiated memorandums of understandings (MOUs) with academic institutions.

Research Associate, 1995-1996. Essential Information. Coordinated a workshop of Public Utility Commission members and staff on the subject of pricing of residential Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN). Coordinated workshop on medical records privacy for the Center for Study of responsive Law's Consumer Project on Technology. Developed Essential Information About Privatization, a Web based publishing demonstration project for Essential information.

Assistant Professor, 1992-1995. Temple University. Taught 17th-century French literature, French theater, French culture and civilization, pedagogy, and "Intellectual Heritage" a survey of works from the Enlightenment to the present in a pluri- disciplinary program. Coordinated language courses, supervised, trained and evaluated instructors of the University's French language courses. Participated in a major evaluation of the French section's "core" curriculum, and served on the University's Teaching, Learning and technology Committee and the College of Arts and Sciences Committee on Teaching and Technology. Selected as a Lilly Fellow to study the use of technology in teaching.

Consultant. Heinle& Heinle and DC Heath, 1993-1994. Reviewed language textbooks.

Lecturer. Department of Romance Languages and Literature, Princeton University, 1989-1992. Taught and served a "Head of Course" for the undergraduate intensive language training course.

Writer and Editor. Berlitz International, 1987-1988. Wrote, edited, tested instructional materials for children and adults.

References upon request

Updated September 2002