W. Russell Neuman

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John Derby Evans Professor of Media Technology

Office Location(s): 5384 North Quad
Phone: 734.615.9850
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  • Fields of Study
    • New and Emerging Media, Media Industries, Media Policy and Regulation, Political Communication
  • About

    W. Russell Neuman is the John Derby Evans Professor of Media Technology in Communication Studies and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan and in Sociology by courtesy. He served as a Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy working in the areas of information technology, broadband policy and technologies for border security. His recent books include The Gordian Knot: Political Gridlock on the Information Highway (MIT Press, 1997), Media, Technology, and Society: Theories of Media Evolution (University of Michigan Press, 2010). Dr. Neuman taught at the University of Pennsylvania where he directed the Information and Society Program of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. He also taught at Harvard and Yale and was one of the founding faculty of the MIT Media Laboratory. His Ph.D. is from the University of California, Berkeley and his undergraduate degree is from Cornell University.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley