Ted Striphas
Associate Professor • Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Department of Communication • Rhetoric and Culture Graduate Faculty

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Associate Professor Ted Striphas joins CU-Boulder from Indiana University’s Department of Communication and Culture and previously taught at Ohio University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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 StudiesCritical Studies in Media CommunicationCultural Studies,European Journal of Cultural StudiesInternational Journal of CommunicationNew Media and SocietyNew Formations and Television and New Media.

His work has been translated into Korean and German; translations into Persian and Simplified Chinese are currently in process. In addition to sitting on multiple book and journal editorial boards, Striphas serves as book review 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 TimesThe New York TimesTimes Higher Education Supplement, and The Washington Post. He blogs at thelateageofprint.org, and you can also find him on Twitter: @striphas.