Ted Striphas
Department Chair • Associate Professor
Media Studies • College Leadership

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Academic Passion: Examining the relationship of language, technology and daily life. His current book project is entitled Algorithmic Culture.

Associate Professor Ted Striphas studies the history, culture and politics of technology, focusing on the relationship between emergent technologies and patterns of social and linguistic change. His research and teaching are at the intersection of cultural studies, communication, the digital humanities and science and technology studies. Striphas holds a master’s and a doctorate in communication studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s in communication from the University of New Hampshire.

Striphas’ first book, The Late Age of Print, was published in 2009 by Columbia University Press and won the Book of the Year Award from the National Communication Association’s Critical-Cultural Studies Division. He is currently working on his second book, Algorithmic Culture, which examines how computational tools are affecting long-established ways of imagining and engaging in cultural practice. His research has appeared in leading scholarly journals including Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Cultural Studies, European Journal of Cultural Studies, International Journal of Communication, New Media and Society, New Formations and Television and New Media.

His work has been translated into Korean and German. In addition to sitting on multiple book and journal editorial boards, Striphas serves as co-editor of the journal, Cultural Studies.

He is a regular source for and contributor to local, national and international news media. His appearances include the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Times Higher Education Supplement and The Washington Post. Twitter: @striphas.