Dan Schiller is a historian of communication and information who works broadly within the tradition of political economy. He was Professor of Library and Information Science at UCLA and then Professor of Communication at UCSD before assuming his present position as Professor of Library and Information Science and of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Among his books are Telematics and Government (Ablex Publishing, 1982), Digital Capitalism (MIT Press, 1999), How to Think about Information (University of Illinois Press, 2007), and the forthcoming Digital Depression: The Crisis of Digital Capitalism. He has contributed articles about Internet structure and policy to Le Monde diplomatique since the 1990s, and he co-edits the book series Geopolitics of Information for the University of Illinois Press.
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