is University Professor and Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, as well as Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Planning, University of California, Berkeley.
He has published 26 books including the trilogy "The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture", translated in 22 languages, and "Communication Power". He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the British Academy, the Academia Europaea, and the Spanish Royal Academy of Economics. He was a founding board member of the European Research Council. He was awarded the 2012 Holberg Prize from the Parliament of Norway.
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