Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Paul Levinson

Ph.D., New York University

Faculty Memorial Hall 431
Office hours: Mon & Thurs: 5:15-6pm

Courses Taught
Politics and New Media
Television and New Media
Targeted Writing
Writing Workshop
Communication and Technology
Propaganda and Persuasion
Interactive Media
Intro to Communication and Media Studies
Internship Seminar

Research Interests:
Dr. Paul Levinson's research interests include politics and media, social media, television studies, popular culture, media evolution, ethics of media.

Selected Publications:
Paul Levinson, PhD, is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC.  His nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge (1997), Digital McLuhan (1999), Realspace (2003), Cellphone (2004), and New New Media (2009; 2nd edition, 2012),  have been translated into ten languages.  His science fiction novels include The Silk Code (winner of Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999, author’s cut ebook 2012), Borrowed Tides (2001), The Consciousness Plague (2002, 2013), The Pixel Eye (2003), The Plot To Save Socrates (2006, 2012), and Unburning Alexandria (2013) - the last two of which are historical as well as science fiction.  He appears on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News,  the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, the History Channel, NPR, and numerous TV and radio programs.  His 1972 LP, Twice Upon a Rhyme, was re-issued in 2010.  He reviews  television in his blog, and was listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Top 10 Academic Twitterers" in 2009.

Please visit Dr. Levinson at his personal webpage

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