Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin

Professor
Phone: 
+1 212 854 8124
Campus Phone: 
MS 4-8124
Department: 
School Of Journalism
1800000
Room: 
201F Journalism
Office Hours: 
By appointment
201F Journalism, Mail Code: 3800, United States
Areas of Interest: 
Mass Communication/Public Opinion, Cultural Sociology, Theory
Education: 

Ph.D., California (Berkeley), 1977

Biographical Note: 

Todd Gitlin, an American writer, sociologist, communications scholar, novelist, poet, and not very private intellectual,  is the author of fourteen books, including, most recently (with Liel Leibovitz), The Chosen Peoples:  America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election. Other titles include The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals; The Intellectuals and the Flag; Letters to a Young Activist; Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives; The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked by Culture Wars; The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage; Inside Prime Time; The Whole World Is Watching; Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago (co-author); three novels, Undying, Sacrifice and The Murder of Albert Einstein; and a book of poetry, Busy Being Born. These books have been translated into Japanese, Korean, Chinese, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. He also edited Watching Television and Campfires of the Resistance.