CURRICULUM VITAE

* Curriculum Vitae in PDF Format

 

W. Russell Neuman

John Derby Evans Professor of Media Technology
Communication Studies
Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1285

rneuman@umich.edu
734-615-8320

 

Education

Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley, 1975, Department of Sociology
(Ford  Special Career Fellow, NIMH Fellow)
 

M.A.  

University of California, Berkeley, 1969, Department of Sociology
 

B.A.

Cornell University, 1967, Department of Government
 

 

Research and Teaching Experience

2002-03

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Senior Policy Analyst
on IPA Assignment from the University of Michigan
 

2001-   

University of Michigan, John Derby Evans Professor of Media Technology, Communication Studies, Senior Research Scientist, Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research
 

1997-01

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. Professor of Communication and Director of the Information and Society Program, Annenberg  Public Policy Center
 

1996-97

Kennedy School, Harvard University, Laurence Lombard Professor, Visiting, The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy
 

1992-97

Fletcher School, Tufts University, Edward R. Murrow Professor of International  Communications
 

1985-92

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science and Media Laboratory, Associate Professor
 

1984-85

Harvard University, Program on Information Resources Policy, Visiting Scholar
 

1980-85

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Political Science and Research Program on Communications Policy, ssistant Professor
 

1975-80

Yale University, Department of Sociology, Assistant Professor
 

 

Books

 

The Structure of Communication (Forthcoming, 2013). 
 

 

Media, Technology and Society: The Challenge of Digital Evolution. edited manuscript forthcoming, Univerisity of Michigan Press, 2009.
 

 

The Affect Effect: The Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior. (with George Marcus. Ann N. Crigler, and Michael MacKuen) edited volume forthcoming, University of Chicago Press,August 2007.

 

Affective Intelligence and Political Judgment. (with George Marcus and Michael MacKuen), University of Chicago Press, August, 2000.
 

 

The Gordian Knot: Political Gridlock on the Information Highway. (with Lee McKnight and Richard Jay Solomon), MIT Press, 1997.
 Awarded 1997 McGannon award for Social and ethical relevance in Communications Policy Research.
 

 

Common Knowledge: News and the Construction of Political Meaning. (with Marion Just and Ann Crigler), University of Chicago Press, 1992.
 

 

The Telecommunications Revolution: Past, Present and Future. (Edited), (with Harvey Sapolsky, Eli Noam and Rhonda Crane), Routledge 1992.

 
  • Japanese Language Edition, Routledge-Japan University, 1992.
     
 

The Future of the Mass Audience. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Chapters reprinted in Television for the 21st Century: The Next Wave. Charles Firestone, ed. The Aspen Institute. 1993.

 
  • Japanese Edition, Trans: Dr. Shunji Mikami Gakubunsha, Tokyo, 2000.
  • Korean Edition,Trans: Dr. Sukho Jun, Nanam, Seoul, 1995.
  • Spanish Edition,El Futuro de la Audiencia Masiva, Trans: Dr.Cristobal Marin, Santiago, Chile: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 2000
 

The Paradox of Mass Politics: Knowledge and Opinion in the American Electorate. Harvard University Press, 1986.

 
  • Korean Edition, Trans: Jaeki Lee, Dooyoung, Seoul, 1995.



 

Articles and Chapters
 

 
Taming the Informaiton Tide: Perceptions of Information Overload in the American Home" (with Eszter Hargittai and Olivia Curry) The Information Society 28: 161-173, 2012.

Tracking the Flow of Information into the Home: An Empirical Assessment of the Digital Revolution in the United States, 1960–2005.  International Journal of Communication 6 (2012), 1022–1041

"Tracking the Flow of Information into the home: An Empirical Assessment of the Digital Revolution in the US from 1960-2005." (with Yong Jin Park & Elliot Panek)

"The Internet and Four Dimensions of Citizenship" (with Bruce Bimber and Matthew Hindman) The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media, Robert Y. Shapiro and Larwence R. Jacobs. (eds.) New York University Press, 2011. 

 
  "Parsimony and Complexity: Developing and Testing Theories of Affective Intelligence" (with George Marcus and Michael MacKuen) Political Psychology 32(April): 323-336, 2011.
  "The Evolution of Media Effects Theory: A Six-Stage Model of Cumulative Research" (with Lauren Guggenheim) Communication Theory 21(2): 169-196, 2011. (a list of the 200 most cited studies
  Common Knowledge and the New Media" in Japanese Language Edition, Common Knowledge: News and the Contruction of Political Meaning, Tuttle-Mori/Keio University, 2009.
  Theories of Media Evolution" in Media Technology and Society: The Challenge of Digital Convergence, forthcoming, University of Michigan Press, 2009.  
  The Seven Deadly Sins of Communication Research" (with Roei Davidson, Sung-Hee Joo, Yong Jin Park, and Ann Williams), Journal of Communication, Vol 58(2) 2008.
  Interactivity, Concept of" in International Encyclopedia of Communication, Blackwell Publishers and the International Communication Association 2007.
  Interaction" in International Encyclopedia of Communication, Blackwell Publishers and the International Communication Association 2007.
  Globalization and the New Media" Pp. 230-246 in Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, Pippa Norris (Eds.) The Politics of News: the News of Politics. Washington DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2007.
  “The Third Way: The Theory of Affective Intelligence and American Democracy" (with Michael Mackuen, George Marcus, and Luke Keele) Pp. 124-151 in The Affect Effect: The Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior. University of Chicago Press, 2007.
  Theorizing Affect's Effect" (with George Marcus, Michael Mackuen and Ann Crigler) Pp 1-20 in The Affect Effect: The Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior. University of Chicago Press, 2007.
 
 

Ways out: Reconciling industry restructuring and competition” in Michigan State University DCL. Law Review. Vol.3. 2003.
 

 

Building Out Broadband: Findings and Recommendations.” Report for the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. September 2002.
 

 

Social Implications of the Internet” (with Paul Dimaggio, Eszter Harigittai, and John Robinson) in Annual Review of Sociology. Vol. 27. Palo Alto, CA: 2001
 

 

Convergence Conference: Bridging the Digital Divide” in Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Vol 9. 2001.
 

 

A Taxonomy of Communications Demand” (with Steven Lanning and Shawn R. O'Donnell) in Ingo Vogelsang and Benjamin M. Compaine (Eds.) The Internet Upheaval: Raising Questions, Seeking Answers in Communications Policy. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum, 2000.
 

 

“The Impact of the New Media” in W. Lance Bennett and Robert M. Entman (Eds.) Mediated Politics : Communication in the Future of Democracy. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2000.
 

 

“Broadcasting and Bandwidth” in Darcy Gerbarg (Ed.) The Economics and Technology of Digital TV. Norwell MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1999.
 

 

Themes and Superthemes in Audience Decodings of Television News”(with David Swanson, Ann Crigler and Michael Gurevitch) in Klaus Bruhn Jensen, (Ed) News of the World : World Cultures Look at Television News (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies, 4). New York: Routledge. 1998.
 

 

The Global Impact of New Technologies” in Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, Pippa Norris (Eds.) The Politics of News: The News of Politics. Washington DC: Congressional Quarterly Press. 1998.
 

 

MegaMedia: The Growth of International Media Conglomerates” in Eli Noam and Alex J. Wolfson, (Eds.) Globalism and Localism in Telecommunications. Elsevier. 1997.
 

 

“Dynamic Models of Emotional Response: The Multiple Role of Affect in Politics.” (with George E. Marcus, Michael MacKuen and John L. Sullivan). In R. Y. Shapiro, M. Delli Carpini, & L. Huddy (Eds.) Research in Micropolitics, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. 1996.
 

 

Political Communications InfrastructureThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. July 1996.
 

 

Cognitive and Affective Dimensions of Political Conceptualization” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just) in Ann Crigler (ed.) The Psychology of Political Communication. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1996.
 

 

Technology Policy and the National Information Infrastructure,” (with Lee McKnight ) in William J. Drake (ed.) The New Information Infrastructure: Strategies for U.S. Policy. New York: Twentieth Century Fund Press. 1995.
 

 

Interpreting Visual versus Audio Messages in Television News” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just) Journal of Communications, Autumn 1994.
 

 

The Politics of a Paradigm Shift: Telecommunications Regulation and the Communications Revolution,” (with Lee McKnight and Richard Jay Solomon) Political Communication, Vol.10, No.1, 1993.
 

 

“The Changing Global Marketplace of Ideas: Information and Power in the 21st Century.” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Vol.17, No.1, Winter 1993.
 

 

Communications Policy in Crisis” in Sapolsky et al., (eds.) The Telecommunications Revolution: Past Present and Future. New York: Routledge. 1992.
 

 

The Threshold of Public Attention,” Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 54, No.2, Summer 1990.
 

 

Parallel Content Analysis: Old Paradigms and New Proposals,” in George Comstock (ed.) Public Communication and Behavior, Orlando FL: Academic Press. 1988.
 

 

“Programming Diversity and the Future of Television,” in Stuart Oskamp (ed.) Applied Social Psychology Annual, Vol. 8. Newbury Park CA: Sage Publications. 1987.
 

 

The Flow of Information Into the Home” (with Ithiel de Sola Pool), in Sandra J. Ball?Rokeach and Muriel G. Cantor (eds.), Media, Audience and Social Structure. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications. 1986.
 

 

“The Media Habit,” in Martin Greenberger (ed.), Electronic Publishing Plus. White Plains NY: Knowledge Industries Press. 1985.
 

 

Patterns of Political Cognition: An Exploration of the Public Mind,” (with Ann Crigler Fryling) in Sidney Kraus and Richard Perloff (eds.), Mass Media And Political Thought: An Information-processing Approach. Beverly Hills: Sage. 1986.
 

 

“Politics as Usual,” in Franklin J. Havlicek (ed.), Election Communications and the Election of 1992. Washington, DC: American Bar Association. 1984.
 

 

Television and American Culture: The mass Medium and the Pluralist Audience,” Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 46, No.4, Winter 1982.
 

 

“The Ebb and Flow of Social Research on Television,” in The Social Impact of Television, NY: Aspen Institute. 1981.
 

 

Differentiation and Integration: Two Dimensions of Political Thinking,” American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 86, No.6, May 1981.
 

 

Patterns of Recall Among Television News Viewers,” Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 40, No.1, Spring 1976.
 

 

The Stability of Support for the Political System: The Impact of Watergate,” (with Sniderman, Citrin, McClosky and Shanks), American Politics Quarterly, Vol. 3, No.4, October 1975.
 

 

Selected Conference Papers

  "The Attentive Citizen" (with Michael MacKuen and George Marcus) American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle September 2011.
  "Taming the Information Tide Americans' Thoughts on Information Overload, Polarization and Social Media" (with Eszter Hargittai and Olivia Curry) International Communication Association Annual Conference, Boston, May 2011.
  "Strategic Citizenship: The Dynamics of Personality, Emotion, and Citizen Information Processing" (with Michael MacKuen, George Marcus and Patrick Miller) Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago April 2011.
  "Taming the Information Tide Americans' Thoughts on Information Overload, Polarization and Social Media" (with Eszter Hargittai and Olivia Curry) Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2011.
  "A Critical Transition in Political Communication From Push Media to Pull Media" (with Krysha Gregorowicz) American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, September 2010.
  "Measuring Subjective Emotional Responses: Testing the Validity of Two Approaches to Measurement" (with George Marcus and Michael MacKuen) Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago April 2010.
  "The Exponential Growth of Digital Media in the American Household: Trends of Supply and Demand 1960 - 2005" (with Yong Jin Park and Elliot Panek) Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington VA September 2009.
  "Needles and Haystacks: The Explosion of Political and Non-Political Information Flow" American Political Science Association, Toronto Canada, September 2009.
  "The Flow of Mediated Culture: Trends of Supply and Demand 1960 - 2005" American Sociological Association, San Francisco CA, August 2009.
  "Tracking the Flow of Information into the Home: An Empirical Assessment of the Digital Revolution in the U.S. from 1960 - 2005" (with Yong Jin Park and Elliot Panek) International Communications Association Annual Conference, Chicago, May 2009.
  "Evolution of Media Effects Theory: Fifty Years of Cumulative Research" (with Lauren Guggenhein) Top Four Paper Award, Mass Communication Division, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Chicago, May 2009.
  "Assessing Subjective Emotional Responses: Contrasting Two Approaches to Measurement" (with George Marcus and Michael Mackuen) Midwester Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2009.
  Measuring Subjective Emotional Responses: Contrasting Two Approaches to Measurement" (with George Marcus and Michael Mackuen) International Society of Political Psychology Annual Scientific Meetings, Sciences Po, Paris, July, 2008.
  “The Seven Deadly Sins of Communication Research" (with Roei Davidson, Sung-Hee Joo, Yong Jin Park, Ann E. Williams) International Communications Association Annual Conference, Dresden Germany June 2007.
  “The Network Society and Evolving Communcation Theory" (with Peter Monge, Noshir Contractor, Jan Van Dijk and Scott Poole) International Communications Association Annual Conference, Dresden Germany June 2006.
 

“Revisiting the Gordian Knot” International Communications Association Annual Conference, New York, May 2005.
 

 

“Emotional Framing, Information Search, and the Operation of Affective Intelligence in Matters of Public Policy” (with Michael B. MacKuen, George E. Marcus, Luke Keele and Jenny Wolak) Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, April  2001.
 

 

“Affective Intelligence, Voting, and Matters of Public Policy” (with Michael B. MacKuen and George E. Marcus) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington, September 2000.
 

 

“When Voters Can Interact and Compare Candidates Online: Experimentally Investigating Political Web Effects” (with R. Kirkland Ahern and Jennifer Stromer-Galley) International Communications Association Annual Conference, Acapulco, June 2000.
 

 

“Measuring Political Enthusiasm and Anxiety” “ (with George E. Marcus and Michael B. MacKuen) Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2000.
 

 

“A Taxonomy of Communications Demand” (with Steven Lanning and Shawn R. O'Donnell) Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Alexandria VA, September 1999.
 

 

“New Media, Public Knowledge and Political Behavior” American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, August 1999.
 

 

“The Internet and the Political Economy of Communications” Panelist, International Communications Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, May 1999.
 

 

“The Impact of the New Media: Fragmentation, Stratification and Political Evolution” Conference of Mediated Politics and the Future of Democracy, Annenberg School, October 1998.
 

 

“The Nature of Issue Publics” (with Shanto lyengar) Philip Converse Symposium, American Political Science Association, Boston MA, September 1998.
 

 

“Communications Standards and Public Policy: A Gametheoretic Approach” Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, Florence Italy, June 1998.
 

 

“Affective Choice and Rational Choice” (with George E. Marcus and Michael B. MacKuen and Joanne Miller) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington, August 1997.
 

 

“Who Owns the Internet” in The Internet and Society,O'Reilly Associates (ed.) Harvard University Press, April 1997, from 1996 Harvard Conference.
 

 

“The Web's Next Wave: A Field Study of Internet Diffusion and Use Patterns” (with Shawn R. O'Donnell and Steven M. Schneider) MIT Media Lab, News in the Future Research Consortium, October 1996.
 

 

“Emotion and Reason in Mass Political Behavior” (with George E. Marcus and Michael B. MacKuen) International Society of Political Psychology, Vancouver Canada, July 1996. [Winner of Freedman Award].
 

 

“The Political Economy of the Set-Top Box” Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Solomon's Island MD, October 1995.
 

 

“The Globalization of Information Infrastructure: A Paradox for National Policy” International Communications Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM May 1995.
 

 

“New Home Technologies and Consumers' Use of Times” (with John Robinson) American Association for Public Opinion Research, St. Petersburg FL, May 1995.
 

 

“Toward a Unified Theory of Human Communications” Invited Lecture in Political Communications, Communications Studies, Northwestern University, December 1994.
 

 

“Crosstalk: Candidates, Media and Voters” panelist, Shorenstein Center, Harvard University, December 1994.
 

 

National Telecommunication Forum, panelist, Boulder CO., November 1994.
 

 

“Themes and Superthemes in Audience Decodings of Television News”(with David Swanson) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, New York, August 1994.
 

 

“Television and Politics” panelist, Freedom Channel, Moscow, Russia, June 1994.
 

 

“Toward a New Journalist's Agenda” panelist, Nieman Foundation, Harvard University, May 1994.
 

 

“Megamedia: The Growth of International Media Conglomerates “ International Communications Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, May 1993.
 

 

“Media and Audiences: The Need for Multimethod Research Designs” (with Ann Crigler) News of the World Conference, UNESCO, Perugia, Italy, June 1992.
 

 

“Policy Gridlock and the Communications Revolution” (with Lee McKnight, Richard Jay Solomon, and Suzanne C. Neil), International Communications Association, Annual Conference, Communication Law & Policy Section Top Three Refereed Papers, Miami, May 1992.
 

 

“Common Knowledge,” Invited Bouchers Lecture, Department of Communications Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 1992.
 

 

“Dynamic Models of Political Involvement,” (with George Marcus, Michael MacKuen and John Sullivan) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, August 1991.
 

 

“News and the Construction of Political Meaning,” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, August 1991.
 

 

“Interpreting Visual vs. Aural Messages from Television News” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just)International Communications Association Annual Conference, Chicago, May 1991.
 

 

“What Ever Happened to Mass Society Theory?” American Association of Public Opinion Research Annual Conference, Phoenix AZ, May 1991.
 

 

“Broadening the Debate over HDTV,” Airlie Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Airlie VA, October 1990.
 

 

“Media Content and Audience Response: Parallel Content Analysis Time-Series,” Toward a Comprehensive Theory of the Audience, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, September 1990.
 

 

“News Patterns, Public Perceptions and Learning” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just) American Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, September 1990.
 

 

“Political Issues in the Mass Media: Creating an Informed Electorate,” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, August 1990.
 

 

“Cognitive and Affective Frames of Political News” (with Ann Crigler and Marion Just) International Society of Political Psychology Annual Conference, Washington DC, July 1990.
 

 

Other Presentations, Testimony, Reports and Publications

  "FCC Telephone Network in Transition" Dec 2011, Expert Panel Discussion: Dr. W. Russ Neuman
 
  The Demand for Security" IBM Global Business Service, Bethesda MD. May 2008.
  “Reforming the Media Reform Movement" Invited Presentation, "Information and the Information Economy" McGannon Center, Fordham University, May 2008.
  “In the Shadow of the Tower of Babel" Invited Presentation, University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School, March 2008.
  “The Economics of Digital Journalism" Invited Presentation, Princeton University December 2007
  “The Border of the Future" Invited Presentation, IBM, Vancouver Canada.
  Keynote: “Content, Conduit and Commericals" Columbia University Center for Tele-Information Conference on Ultra Broadband, June 2007.
  Keynote: "Political Communication in the Digital Age" Telecommunication Association of Michigan, Lansing Michigan May 2006.
 

“In the Shadow of the Tower of Babel" Invited Presentation, University of Illinois, November 2005.
 

 

“Ten Key Questions for New Media Research” Invited presentation, Indiana University Department of Telecommunication, Bloomington, Indiana, April 2005.
 

 

“Ten Things You Should Know about the Media Concentration Controversy” Invited paper, Not From Concentrate: Media Regulation at the Turn of the  Millennium  University of Michigan Law School, March 19 2005, forthcoming in The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform.
 

 

“American Privacy Policy” invited panelist. The Communitarian Summit, George Washington University, Washington DC, July 2004.
 

 

“Understanding the Cultural Filters” in Session: Culture Matters: Setting the Agenda for Comparative Research on Communication Technology and Democracy. International Communication Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, May 2004.
 

 

“The Digital Experience” invited paper GEL Conference Good Experience Live, New York, May 2004.

 The Digital Experience   

Introduction Hype 1:
Higher Quality
Hype 2:
Higher Cost
Hype 3:
Harder to Use
Fundamentals:
Being Digital
Conclusion

 
 

“The Dark Side of the New Media: Technology and Personal Privacy” Invited paper for Voice and Citizenship: Re-thinking Theory and Practice in Political Communication Conference, University of Washington, April 2004.
 

 

“The Privacy Paradox” Ininvited paper, Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Politcal Science, University of Rochester, March 2004.
 

  Digital convergence: Now” in LSA Magazine. Spring 2002.
 
 

“Understanding the Web: A Special Opportunity for Policy Relevant Research” Annenberg Public Policy Center, Philadelphia, April 1999.
 

 

“Local News in the Digital Era” (with Hugh Carter Donahue) Annenberg Public Policy Center, Washington DC, April 1998.
 

 

“Building the Digital Bridge: A Russian American Partnership in Telecommunications and Media” (with Mikhail Kazachkov, Terrence P. McGarty, Shawn O'Donnell and Brian Regli) Annenberg Public Policy Center, Washington DC, March 1998.
 

 

“The Public Sector and the Private Sector in the Digital Age: New Questions for Research” NSF Conference on Digital Government and Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence Initiative, Alexandria VA, November 1997.
 

 

“Broadcasting and Bandwidth” Columbia University Center for Tele-Information, November 1997.
 

 

“Communication Technology and the Global Village” Kennedy School Summer Seminar on the Changing Role of National Governance, Bretton Woods, July 1997.
 

 

“News Prism” News in the Future Consortium, MIT Media Lab, May 1997.
 

 

Testimony at Copyright Tribunal Hearings on Satellite Transmission, Washington DC May 1997.
 

 

“Wired to Win: Canada's International Competitive Position in Communication.” Canadian Senate Communication Subcommittee Testimony, March 1997
 

  “Is the Public Ready for News on Computers?” Nieman Reports Fall 1995.
 
 

“The Next Wave on the Internet” News in the Future Consortium, MIT Media Lab, May 1996.
 

 

“News on Command” News in the Future Consortium, MIT Media Lab, October 1995.
 

 

“The Demographics of the Internet” Digital Life Consortium, MIT Media Lab, October 1995.
 

 

“Toward a Global Information Infrastructure” (edited) United States Information Agency Special Publication Series, Washington DC 1995.
 

 

Aspen Roundtable on International Telecommunications, panelist, Aspen CO, July1995.
 

 

“The Social Impact of Telecommunications Technology, “Chinese State Planning Commission, Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications, Nortel, Toronto, Canada, July 1995.
 

 

“Information and Communications Technologies” USIA Junior Officer Training Program, Washington DC, June 1995.
 

 

The Future of Russia's Telecommunications Infrastructure: Toward an Open Communications Environment. (with Franklin Miller, Shawn O'Donnell and Brian Regli) Gorbachev Foundation and Russian Duma, Moscow, June 1995.
 

 

“The New Competitive Environment for Broadcasting,” National Association of Broadcasters Joint Boards, Boca Raton, January 1995.
 

 

Brazilian Telecommunications in Transition: A New Strategy for Competitiveness (with Lee W. McKnight, Jose Roberto Ferro and Antonio Jose J. Botelho) Telebras, Brasilia, Brazil, September 1994.
 

 

Information Haves and Have-Nots: Dueling Superhighways (with Peter Cukor) (Edited) Murrow Center Working Paper, April 1994.
 

 

Competitive Advantage Through Standard Setting: The Changing International Arena for Setting Technical Standards in Communications (with Peter Cukor) (Edited) Murrow Center Working Paper, April 1994.
 

  "Connecting to the Information Superhighway" Atlantic City, Summer 1994. 

Information Superhighway
 
Introduction History Convergence 1: technology
Convergence 2: business Convergence 3: tech & business Conclusion
 

“The Electronic Future” Boston Globe Think Tank, Newport RI, March 1994.
 

 

“Reinventing Government” Information Technology Association of Canada, February 1994.
 

 

“The New Media Environment” Invited Lecture, USIA, Washington DC. December 1993. National Association of Broadcasters Futures Summit Carlsbad CA , January 1994.
 

 

“HDTV: Boom or Bust” Broadcasting Interface VII, Washington DC, November 1993.
 

 

“Newspapers in the Information Age” Keynote Lecture, University of North Carolina, November 1993.
 

 

“The Communications Revolution: Who Wins, Who Loses?” NYU Colloquium on Computers and Communications, New York, October 1993.
 

 

“The Growth of International Media Conglomerates.” in “Beyond Territoriality: The Rise of Globalism in Communications” Columbia Institute for Tele-Information. October 1993.
 

 

“Industrial Strategies in the New Communications Environment” Gordon Institute, Tufts University, August 1993.
 

 

“The Economics of Advanced Television: Comparing Interoperable and Non-Interoperable Approaches to Digital Architecture” (with Robert Cohen and Bruce Jacobson) MIT Research Program on Communications Policy Technical Report, April 1993.
 

 

“A Balanced Strategy for International Broadcasting.” (with Stuart N. Brotman) Testimony before the House Subcommittee on International Operations, Committee of Foreign Affairs, March 1993.
 

 

“What TV Can Teach Us” Presstime March 1993.
 

 

The Changing Role of Government in an Era of Deregulation: Options for Telecom Regulatory Processes and Procedures. (with Michael Tyler, Susan Bednarczyk and Stuart Brotman) Geneva: International Telecommunications Union. February 1993.
 

 

“News Research: Common Knowledge,” American Society of Newspaper Editors Bulletin, October 1992.
 

 

“Emerging Technologies in Consumer Retailing” (with Hazel Kahan) Quest & Associates, Atlanta GA, August 1992.
 

 

“Is the Mass Audience Ready for the New Media Revolution?” (with Hazel Kahan) MIT Media Laboratory, Television of Tomorrow Project, May 1992.
 

 

“Contrast Ratio and Resolution in Subjective Evaluations of Image Quality,” MIT Media Laboratory, Television of Tomorrow Project, May 1992.
 

 

“An Economic Theory of Learning from News” (with Marion Just and Ann Crigler) Research Paper R-6, Joan Shorenstein Barone Center of Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1992.
 

 

“Competing in a Changing Advertising Marketplace,” American Newspaper Publishers Association, New York, May 1992.
 

 

“Competing in Local Telecommunications,” Bellcore, Morristown NJ, May 1992.
 

 

“The Future of the Mass Audience,” Aspen Institute, Santa Barbara CA , February 1992.
 

 

“Technology and Marketing,” Quest and Associates, Santa Cruz CA, February 1992.
 

 

“Open Communications Infrastructure: A New Policy Initiative,” (with Lee McKnight and Richard Jay Solomon) MIT Media Laboratory, December 1991.
 

 

“Personal Communications Services: The Hidden Harvest,” Testimony before the Federal Communications Commission En Banc Hearings on Personal Communications Services, December 1991.
 

 

“Strategic Alliances in the New Media Environment,” Quest and Associates, Naples FL, November 1991.
 

 

“The New Media ,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications Annual Conference, Boston, August 1991.
 

 

“Variables in the Viewing Experience: Preliminary Findings in a Study of Contrast, Resolution and Luminance in Advanced Imaging Systems,” (with Michael A. Kriss) MIT Media Laboratory, TV of Tomorrow Project, Torino Italy, June 1991.
 

 

“Personal Communications Services,” Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University, May 1991.
 

 

“Television Sound and Viewer Perceptions,” (with Ann N. Crigler, and V. Michael Bove) Proceedings of the Joint IEEE/Audio Engineering Society Meetings, Detroit Michigan February 1991.
 

  “Bridging Boundaries” in The Annual Review of Communications and Society The Aspen Institute. 1990.
 
 

“The Future of Media Competition in the International Arena,” Europ/America, Foro Internacional sobre el Futuro de la Informacion, Valencia, Spain, December 1990.
 

 

“The Shape of Public Knowledge” Newspaper Advertising Bureau Public Affairs Workshop, Gannett Center, Columbia University, October 1990.
 

 

“HDTV and Industrial Policy,” Testimony before the Senate Small Business Committee, Economic Roundtable, May 1990.
 

 

“Beyond HDTV: Exploring Subjective Responses to Very High Definition Television, “MIT Media Laboratory, Television of Tomorrow Research Consortium, May 1990.
 

 

“Waiting for the Network to Happen” Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, October 1989.
 

 

“Demand for HDTV,” Telco-Cable Conference, Telecommunications Reports and the Yankee Group, Washington DC, September,1989.
 

 

“What is the HDTV Debate Really About?” Testimony before the House Committee on Science Space and Technology, June 1989.
 

 

“The New Media and the Changing Consumer,” American Demographics Consumer Outlooks Conference, New York, June 1989.
 

 

“Integrated Digital Systems” Testimony before the House Committee on Science Space and Technology, March 1989.
 

 

“Federal Policy on Advanced Television Systems.” (with Suzanne Chambliss Neil, Lee McKnight, and Shawn O'Donnell) Action Memo to the House Telecommunications and Finance Subcommittee, February 1989.
 

  “Single-Channel Backward-Compatible EDTV Systems” (with Andy Lippman, Arun Netravali, Edward Adelson and William Schreiber) SMPTE Journal Vol. 98, No.1, Jan 1989.
 
 

“Telecommunications and Teleshopping” (with Diana Gagnon and Gail Kosloff), MIT Media Laboratory, Audience Research Facility 1988.
 

 

“The Shape of Things to Come” (with Lee McKnight, Shawn O'Donnell, Steven Schnieder and Mark Reynolds) MIT Media Laboratory, Advanced Television Research Program 1988.
 

 

“The New Media and the Home of the Future,” Advertising Research Foundation Symposium on the Future of Television Ratings, Princeton, NJ, September 1988.
 

 

“Broadband Services,” Towards a Universal Broadband Infrastructure, Bell Communications Research Conference, Salt Lake City, April 1988.
 

 

“The Mass Audience Looks at HDTV: An Early Experiment,” National Association of Broadcasters Annual Conference, Las Vegas, April 1988.
 

 

“Modeling Information Flows” (with Roger Hurwitz) Report for AT&T Communications Inc. 1987.
 

 

“The Home Media Center” (with Lee McKnight and Shawn O'Donnell) MIT Media Laboratory, Audience Research Facility, 1987.
 

 

“Media Innovation and the New Technologies,” Marketing Science Institute, Boston, November 1986.
 

 

“Communications as a Core Discipline,” Media Laboratory Summer Study, 1986.
 

 

“The Information Revolution,” Plenary address, Information Industries Association, Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 1985.
 

 

“The Changing Video Environment,” Advertising Research Foundation, New York, March 1985.
 

 

“Potential Inequalities of Information Distribution in the New Media Environment,” Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress, Conference on Home Information Technologies, Washington, DC, January 1985.
 

 

“The Future of the National Telecommunications System,” (with Charles Jonscher and Marvin Sirbu), MIT Research Program on Communications Policy Annual Report, 1985.
 

 

“The Evolution of Videotex,” American Newspaper Publishers Association, Washington, DC, October 1984.
 

 

“The Coming Crises in Television Economics,” CBS Conference in Qualitative Ratings, New York, October 1984.
 

 

“Study of Audio Discrimination: Digital vs. Analog,” Audience Research Group, Advanced Television Research Project, MIT, 1984.
 

 

“Photographic Pilot Study of Visual Discrimination and Preference,” Audience Research Group, Advanced Television Research Project, MIT, 1984.
 

 

“Report on Preliminary Focus Group Interviews,” Audience Research Group, Advanced Television Research Project, MIT, 1984.
 

 

“Television and Quality Time,” Adweek, August 1984.
 

 

Interactive Video” (with Teresa Cader), MIT Future of the Mass Audience Project, 1984.
 

 

“Radio and Television Broadcasting,” Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, 1983.
 

  “The Global Village Revisited: New Media and Cultural Diversity,” UNESCO Courier, July 1982.
 
 

“Communications Flow and the Mass Audience: A Commentary on Measurement Strategy,” National Science Foundation Workshop on Measurement of Communications Flow, July 1982.
 

 

“Putting the Communications Revolution in Perspective,” MIT Research Program on Communications Policy Report, September 1981.
 

 

“New Perspectives on Audience Research,” Report to the Office of Research, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, December 1979.
 

  “The Year in Television Research,” TV Annual, Macmillan. 1979.
 
 

“Communications Policy Research: Strategies of Inquiry,” Commissioned Report for the Markle Foundation, May 1979.
 

 

Grants, Contracts, Special Awards

  2007 Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award. American Political Science Association, Political Communication Section
  Deliberative Citizenship. National Science Foudnation, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division Grant F015544, 2006-2008
 

Energizing the Electronic Electorate, 1999-2001
Principal Investigator. Annenberg Public Policy Center, Pew Charitable Trusts 1999-2001
 

 

Analytic Modeling Environment for Telecommunications Infrastructure 1995-6
Principal Investigator, Murrow Center, AT&T
 

 

Digital Life and News in the Future Research Consortium, 1996-7
Principal Investigator, MIT Media Laboratory, Harvard University
 

 

Internet Telephony Interoperability Research Consortium, 1997
Principal Investigator, MIT Research Program on Communications Policy, Harvard University
 

 

Albert Freedman Award, 1997
International Society of Political Psychology, Best Paper Presented at the 1996 Annual Society Meetings, (with Michael MacKuen and George Marcus)
 

 

Donald McGannon Award for Social and Ethical Relevance in Communications Policy Research, 1997
For publication of The Gordian Knot, McGannon Center, Fordham University
 

 

Global Information Infrastructure, 1994-1995
Principal Investigator, Murrow Center, United States Information Agency
 

 

International Telecommunications, 1992-3
Principal Investigator, Murrow Center, International Telecommunications Union
 

 

Program on Technical Standards in International Communications, 1992-current
Principal Investigator, Murrow Center, Advanced Research Projects Administration
 

 

Television of Tomorrow Research Consortium, 1989-1992
Research Fellow, MIT Media Lab
 

 

Political Learning and the News Media, 1988-1990
Co-Principal Investigator, MIT Media Lab, The Spencer Foundation
 

 

The Future of the Telecommunications Network, 1986-1988
Principal Investigator, MIT Media Lab, The Markle Foundation
 

 

The MIT Audience Research Group, 1985-1992
Director, MIT Media Lab, sponsored by The Center for Advanced Television Study, Polaroid Corporation, and GTE Laboratories
 

 

The Audience Response to New Video Technology, 1983?-1989
Project Director, a joint project with the Advanced Television Research Program of MIT's Media Laboratory, funded by the Center for Advanced Television Study
 

 

The Future of the Mass Audience Project, 1982-1988
Principal Investigator, a joint project of Time, Inc., ABC, CBS, NBC, The Washington Post Company, The New York Times, Warner Communications, and MIT
 

 

Communications Research and Communications Policy, 1980
Principal Investigator, Yale University, Markle Foundation
 

 

Comparative Analysis of Mass Communications Systems, 1977
Ford Foundation Faculty Research Grant, Yale University Concilium in International and Area Studies.
 

 

Current Professional Activities and Associations

 

Advertising Research Foundation American Political Science Association
(Chair, Research Support Advisory Board, 2000) American Sociological Association
 

 

American Association for Public Opinion Research (Program Committee, 1995)
 

 

Aspen Institute, Advisory Panel, Communications and Society Project Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Handbook of New Media, International Advisory Board
 

 

Information Society, Editorial Board International Institute of Communications (Chair, Research Funding Committee, 2001) International Association for Mass Communications Research International Communications Association
 

 

Midwest Political Science Association Political Communication, Advisory Board Public Opinion Quarterly, Advisory Committee, 1997
 

 

Radio and TV News Directors Foundation, News in the Next Century Advisory Council Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Organizing Committee, 1998. Zephyr Communications Inc., Board of Directors.