Todd Gitlin

Professor & Chair, Ph.D. Program

Columbia School of Journalism

Todd Gitlin(link is external) has written 16 books, including history from the last century (“The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage(link is external)”) and contemporary (“Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street(link is external)”); sociology (“The Whole World Is Watching:  Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the New Left(link is external)”); communications theory (“Media Unlimited(link is external)”); and three published novels, including “Sacrifice,” which won the Harold Ribalow Award for fiction on Jewish themes. He is a columnist for Tablet and a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, and many magazines.